The University of Southampton
Archaeologies of Media and Technology Research group

An office for media theory and speculative practice in art & design

Amt – (German) an administrative unit, office

Also: Airy Mean Time, a time standard used for timekeeping on Mars

Archaeologies of Media and Technology (AMT) is a research group that approaches technology and media writ large through their links to science, art, visual culture and critical theory with a strong emphasis on artistic practices. We investigate the conditions of existence of contemporary media technologies through design and art, in relation to both contemporary culture and cultural heritage with an eye toward the future.

The group rethinks computing through surprising, innovative and fresh approaches. It is an office for speculative ideas, grounded research and investigations into the contemporary. 

28 May 2018

Honorary Role for WSA Professor

AMT research group director, WSA Professor Jussi Parikka has been a...

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16 May 2018

The Cultural Politics Reader published in ...

The Cultural Politics Reader, edited by John Armitage, AMT co-direc...

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19 April 2018

Post-doctoral research on copy art histori...

This Spring AMT is hosting Dr. Beatriz Escribano Belmar as visiting...

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