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Matthew Battles

Matthew Battles (writer, designer). Email:

Matthew Battles is a maker and thinker whose work merges literary, scholarly and artistic forms of inquiry. His writing on the cultural dimensions of science and technology appears in many publications. His most recent book, a material and cultural history of writing entitled Palimpsest, was published by W.W. Norton in 2015. He is associate director of metaLAB (at) Harvard, a research group and idea foundry exploring technology's role in the arts and humanities.


Journal Articles

Special Section: In Focus: László Moholy-Nagy

László Moholy-Nagy's Light Prop as Design Fiction: Perspectives on Conservation and Replication

June 2017