Anna Munster


Anna Munster is Professor in Art and Design, University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia. Her book, An Aesthesia of Networks (MIT Press, 2013) explores expressions of networks beyond the ‘link-node’ image and new understandings of experience that account for relationality in contemporary assemblages of human and nonhuman technics. She is also the author of Materializing New Media: Embodiment in Information Aesthetics (2006) She is a practicing media artist who regularly collaborates with Michele Barker. Their media environments explore animal, human and more-than-human movement and perception. Munster is currently collaborating with Adrian MacKenzie (Machine Learners, MIT Press, 2017), on a project that investigates the role of, especially, deep learning models in processes of re-imaging experience. Their research is funded by the Australian Research Council Discovery Project scheme.