Überblick:Pressestimmen 'Jussi Parikka's A Geology of Media really expands what media theory can do. The materiality of media is no longer restricted to questions of economies or technics but extends all the way to its molecular composition. It connects the fast calculations of digital time to the deepest of temporalities that of the earth itself. An essential contribution to a media theory for the Anthropocene.'--McKenzie Wark author of Molecular Red 'A Geology of Media does not complete or close down an area of research but rather opens one up. This book is vital to any continuing consideration of media today.'--Steven Shaviro author of The Universe of Things: On Speculative Realism'A powerful illuminating passionate book rewriting the history and future of media from a much needed materialist perspective.'--Theory Culture & Society'Parikka prods us to think big to get past our primordial inhibitions to look beyond mass media consumerism.'--Furtherfield'Parikka's book offers refreshing insights into the materiality of digital technologies - that have radically changed cinema too - and can make us place past and theoretical debates into the present.'--New Review in Film and Television Studies'Parikka points readers toward a more expansive media theory in ways that no other researcher has.'--CHOICE'A satisfying and challenging book.'--boundary 2'Parikka's invaluable book will prompt a myriad of important conversations within his discipline over the nature of media and technology.'--The New Inquiry'A Geology of Media offers a greatly expanded definition of media materialism productively redefines the scope of media archaeology and nuances the discourse of ecocritical media theory with its emphasis on the importance of the nonorganic world.'--Afterimage'With A Geology of New Media Parikka not only expands and vitalizes the fields of media theory and media history he also forces the humanities at large to rethink its methods and objectives.'--Spheres'A Geology of Media is an excellent book which mixes cultural theory and history with geological science and contemporary art.'--The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory'Radical in its far-reaching and interdisciplinary approach and welcome for being so the scope of A Geology of Media reflects its topical intricacy whilst reshaping the arenas of discourse in which interrogations of an evolving non-discrete complex of media cultures can take place.'--TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies'A provocative book that succeeds in proposing a potentially vast field of study.'--Early Popular Visual Culture'A Geology of Media provides rich theoretic interventions and examples that expand on the increasing scholarship on the Anthropocene materiality and waste.'--Cultural Geographies' A welcome contribution to this relevant area of study.'--Prabuddha Bharata'Jussi Parikka deeply has examined the rawest matter of media.'--Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 'In A Geology of Media Jussia Parikka offers a refreshingly raw materiality approach to media studies.' --Culture Machine Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende Jussi Parikka is professor in technological culture and aesthetics at Winchester School of Art University of Southampton. He is the author of Insect Media (Minnesota 2010) Digital Contagions and What Is Media Archaeology?