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

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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