Luciana Parisi

Luciana Parisi is a reader in Cultural Theory, Chair of the PhD program at the Department of Media, Communication and Cultural Studies, and co-director of the Digital Culture Unit at Goldsmiths, University of London. Her research focuses on cybernetics, information theory and computation, complexity and evolutionary theories and the technocapitalist investment in artificial intelligence, biotechnology and nanotechnology. Her books include Abstract Sex: Philosophy, Biotechnology and the Mutations of Desire (2004) and Contagious Architecture: Computation, Aesthetics, and Space (2013). She is currently researching the history of automation and the philosophical consequences of logical thinking in machines.