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Thierry Bardini

at Universite de Montreal

Agronomist (ENSA Montpellier, 1986) and sociologist (Ph.D. Paris X Nanterre, 1991), Thierry Bardini is professor in the department of communication at the university of Montréal, where he has been teaching since 1993. His research interests concern the contemporary cyberculture, from the production and uses of information and communication technologies to molecular biology. He is the author of Bootstrapping: Douglas Engelbart, Coevolution and the Genesis of Personal Computing (Stanford University Press, 2000), Junkware  (University of Minnesota Press, 2011) and Journey to the End of the Species (in collaboration with Dominique Lestel, Éditions Dis Voir, Paris, 2011). He now practices research-creation with the Critical gardening Collective, in a project entitled “Towards a Fourth Nature”, aiming at creating an Anthropocene Garden at the Montreal botanical garden by 2026.

Journal Articles:

Towards a Transformative Set-up: The Art and Virtual Environments Program at the Banff Center for the Arts

August 1999