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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. 

13 February 2019

AMT Directors Curate Exhibition at UC San ...

AMT directors Ryan Bishop and Jussi Parikka have curated a show Ear...

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13 February 2019

#OfficeTruisms featured in the new issue o...

Dr Jane Birkin’s AMT postcards are featured as a special extra in t...

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12 December 2018

AMT Visiting Scholar: Dr Tomáš Dvořák

AMT has again the pleasure of hosting an international visiting sch...

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