Publications by Victoria Vesna (2005 - 2017)


“Media Art in the context of Art, Science and the Market: A Historical Perspective”. (co-authored with Claudia Schnugg). Arts and Business: Building a Common Ground for Understanding Society. (ed. Raviola E., Zackariasson, P.) Routledge. Source


“Games of Chance: Explorations into Our Animal Selves”. Handbook of Digital Games and Entertainment Technologies (ed. Ryohei Nakatsu • Matthias Rauterberg Paolo Ciancarini). Pg. 777. Springer Singapore. Source

Art + Brain symposium catalog. (with Patricia Olynyk). UCLA Art Sci center + Lab. Link


In Press: “Games of Chance: Explorations into Animal Senses and Potentials” (co-authored with Siddharth Ramakrishnan) / Handbook for Digital Games and Entertainment Technologies, Springer (ed. Sudevan, K.) Source


“Blue Morph.” “Art Line” Catalogue. (pp.104-107). Source

Evolution of Artificial Soundscape in Natural Environment. Maruyama, Doi, Masumori, Oka, Ikegami, Taylor, C.


“Vibrations Matter: Collective Blue Morph Effect”. AI & Society, Volume 27, Issue 2, pp 319-323. Source

Context Providers: Conditions of Meaning in Media Arts. Margo Lovejoy, Christiane Paul, Victoria Vesna. Gold Wall Press, China.

“Science Labs as Artist Studios/Laboratoria naukowe jako pracownie artystow.” Pp 15-21. Towards the Third Culture: The Co-Existence of Art, Science, and Technology. Art+Science Meeting.

“Art|Science Collaborations: Being in Between.” pp73-75. “An envelope for arts, sciences, politics and us mixing realities and mediating myths & methods.” Deifel, Valerie. Kraeftner, Bernd. Widrich, Virgirl (Eds.). SpringerWeinNewYork. Vienna.

“Mind and Body Shifting: From Networks to Nanosystems.” 2012. Pp 54-56. Nature. Kastner, Jeffrey (Ed.). Whitechapel Gallery. London. MIT Press. Massachusetts.


Interview: “Cielesnosc Nanoprezestrzeni: Z Victoria Vesna rozmawia Dobrilla Denegri.” Artluk, 1/2011. Pp. 50-57.


"Context Providers: Conditions of Meaning in Digital Arts". Co-editor with Margot Lovejoy and Christiane Paul, Intellect, UK. Source

“Toward a Third Culture: Being In Between.” 2001. pp 275. Shanken, Edward, Art and Electronic Media. 2010.

“Blue Morph: Metaphor and Metamorphosis.” Victoria Vesna, James Gimzewski. ACM Multimedia 2010: 1403-2404.

Co-authored with Siddharth Ramakrishnan. “Metamorphosis of a Human Animal: Hox Zodiac”. Source

Making Reality Really Real: Reflections on Art, Technology and Consciousness. Ed. Ascott, Gangvik, Jahrmann. Conference proceedings.


"Digital Aesthetics: Two Handbooks" Book Review of Christiane Paul, New Media in the White Cube and Beyond and Victoria Vesna, Database Aesthetics in Art Journal, Vol. 68, No. 3 (Fall 2009): 112-115.


"Databases are Us" in Cognition, Communication, and Interaction: Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Interactive Technology. Ed. Satinder P. Gill. Springer-Verlag 2008. Pg. 517-525. PDF

"Toward a Third Culture: Being In Between" Art and Electronic Media. Phaidon Press. 2008. Source

"Arts and Activism" introduction. Catalog. UCLA School of the Arts.


“Database Aesthetics.” Source Editor. University of Minnesota Press. Source


“Mel Chin: Provocative Eco-Art in Action,” ArtJournal, Vol. 65, No. 1, Spring 2006. Source


"NANO: An Exhibition of Scale and Senses.” Leonardo Vol. 38, Issue 4 - August 2005. PDF


AI & Society. North American Editor. Vol 18, No. 2. Spring 2004.

“Community of People with No Time: Collaboration Shifts”. MIT Press. 249 – 261.

“Time and Space of Fluid Bodies.” A Minima (English/Spanish) Asturias eds. Spain.

"Intervals of time and space" by Victoria Vesna. electronic book review.

“Future Echoes of Bucky.” Trimtab Newsletter, Buckminster Fuller Institute. Spring.


"notime: collaboration shifts." First Person, Wardrip-Fruin, Noah and Pat Harrigan, eds.

First Person: New Media as Story, Performance, and Game. Cambridge: MIT Press.

"The Nanomeme Syndrome: Blurring of fact and fiction in the construction of new science."

Co-authored with Dr. James Gimzewski. Technoetic Arts Journal. May.

"From Bodies to Networks to Nanosystems and Back." Artmedia, Paris, France. Source

"From Bodies to Networks to Nanosystems and Back." Curtin University publication. Perth, Australia.


“Introduction to Buckminster Fuller by Victoria Vesna." Buckminster Fuller Institute.

"Buckminster Fuller." Pioneers and Pathbreakers. Leonardo Online – OLATS.


"notime: Identity and Collaboration Shifts." In: Siggraph 2001, Travelling exhibition: Telematic Connections: the Virtual Embrace. Source

"Collaboration | This is not a pipe" (Editorial). In: School of the Arts and Architecture Newsletter. Vol. 4, No. 2, Spring 2001. Source

"Towards a Third Culture: Being In Between." Leonardo On-line. Vol. 34, No. 2, p. 121.


"Emergent Futures: OP Art Piece." UCLA Today Special issue, Database Aesthetics: Issues of Organization and Category in Art. Springer: AI & Society. Feb/Mar. (editor)

"Tracing Bodies of Information Overflow." In The Body Caught in the Intestines of the Computer & Beyond. ed. Marina Grzinic. REF

"Agents and Avatars or Information Personae?" Swets & Zweilinger: Digital Creativity. Vol. 9 Jan/Feb.

“The Y2K project: Building a Community of People with No Time”. In Emergent Futures: Art, Interactivity and New Media. Pp 39-46. Institucio Alfons el Magnanim

"Third Culture | Being in Between." Art, Technology, Consciousness ed. Ascott, Roy. Intellect, UK. pp. 7 – 12.

"Towards a Third Culture." Leonardo: The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology. pp. 121-125

"Notime: Identity and Collaboration." Electronic Art and Animation Catalog: Computer Graphics Annual Conference Series, 2001. Siggraph 2001. pp 35-41.

"cast 01 // living in mixed realities event//" Special issue second magazine of the ed. Fleischmann, Monika and Strauss, Wolfgang.

FhG-Insititut Media kommunikation (IMK) and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. pp 96-97.

"Database Aesthetics: Issues of Organization and Category in Online Art." AI-Society: The Journal of Human-Centered and Machine Intelligence. Springer. Feb/Mar.

"Marketplace: Building a World of Agents and Avatars or Information Personae?"

Swets & Zweilinger: Digital Creativity. Vol. 9 Jan/Feb.


Terminals. Co-editor, co-curator with Connie Samaras. Book/CD-ROM. University of California: ICAJan/Feb.


"Buckminster Fuller: Illusive Mutant Artist." Artbyte, The Magazine of Digital Arts. New York: Vol. 1, No. 3. pp. 22-29, Aug – Sep.

"Education Automation on Spaceship Earth: Buckminster Fuller's Vision—More Relevant than Ever." Leonardo, Vol. 31. No. 4. pp. 289 – 292. MIT Press.

"Another Day in Paradise and Virtual Concrete: Preserved Palms, Concrete and Telepresence." Leonardo 31, No. 1, pp. 13-19. MIT Press.

"Marketplace: Building a World of Agents and Avatars or Information Personae?" pp 129-136, Digital Creativity, Vol. 9


"Avatars on the World Wide Web: Marketing the 'Decent'." Intelligent Agent. Fall Issue. New York: Hyperactive Media. pp. 7-13.

"Avatars in Cyberspace: Marketing the Descent." Reprint, Ars Electronica 1997 proceedings, Fleshfactor: Informationsmaschine Mensch, Vienna: Springer (Reprint translation to German). pp. 168-180.

"History of Art & Computing: Problems in Organization of Logic and Memory." VTEXT, pp. 11 – 15. Hong Kong: Videotape (English, Chinese).

"Incorporated Avatars: organizational Contradictions in Cyberspace." Imagina proceedings, Networked Arts, Monaco: INA (English, French). pp. 24-36.

"Under Reconstruction: Architectures of Bodies INCorporated." Veiled Histories: The Body, Place and Public Art. ed. Anna Novakov. pp. 87-117, New York: Critical Press.

"from fe-mail to f-e-mail & beyond: cyberfeminist networks on the web." Women Beyond Borders. pg. 53. Graz: Kunsverein W.A.S. (English, German).

"Virtual Concrete". Thresholds: viewing culture. Vol. 9, pg 78. UC Santa Barbara.


"Virtual Concrete." In: Tvc 9 Artbeat. Source

"The Wild West and the Frontier of Cyber Space." In: Cyberspace and Web Sociology. Source


“Sometimes a Cigar is Only a Cigar (Freud).” Franklin Furnace. Distributed by the Dia Foundation, Printed Matter, NYC, Mar/Apr '93. Focus in the American Book Review.
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