Johanna Drucker

Johanna Drucker is the inaugural Breslauer Professor of Bibliographical Studies in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA. Her most recent titles include SpecLab: Digital Aesthetics and Projects in Speculative Computing (Chicago, 2009), and Graphic Design History: A Critical Guide (Pearson, 2008, 2nd edition late 2012). She is currently working on a database memoire, ALL, the online Museum of Writing in collaboration with University College London and King's College, and a letterpress project titled Stochastic Poetics. A collaboratively written work, Digital_Humanities, with Jeffrey Schnapp, Todd Presner, Peter Lunenfeld, and Anne Burdick is forthcoming from MIT Press.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Survival Strategies

Josh Berson’s new book shows how we can adapt our “skills reservoir” for an era of climate crisis....


The Design Space of Language

“Five Oceans in a Teaspoon,” the new collaboration between poet Dennis J. Bernstein and artist Warren Lehrer, is a masterpiece of poetic visualization....


Embittered Spinster

"Get the word out while there is still time: poetry is fatal, especially to unmarried women." Johanna Drucker on "A Quiet Passion."...


Recognizing Complicity

"Modernism was not an idea, not a singular and well-formed position. The multiplicity and heterogeneity of its dimensions have to be addressed."...


Understanding Media: Craig Dworkin’s “No Medium”
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