Some of my work can be freely accessed via this website.


(2016) Photomediations: A Reader, co-edited with Kamila Kuc (London: Open Humanities Press), Print ISBN: 978-1-78542-002-3; PDF ISBN: 978-1-78542-020-7.

‘iEarth’. Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology, No.5. doi:10.7264/N36W98CF

'Language Games', catalogue essay (published in English and Mandarin) for the solo show of Ting Ting Cheng, ‘Object Fantasy’, at Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei (summer 2011) [self-archived author’s manuscript; available here via a link]


(2014) Minimal Ethics for the Anthropocene. (Open Humanities Press, an imprint of Michigan Publishing, University of Michigan Library: Ann Arbor), series: Critical Climate Change edited by Tom Cohen and Claire Colebrook. Pdf and web versions available open access; also published in paperback.

‘Bioethics Otherwise, or, How to Live with Machines, Humans, and Other Animals’, in Tom Cohen (ed.) Telemorphosis: Theory in the Era of Climate Change, v. 1 (Open Humanities Press, 2012) [access via link, open access resource]

‘Preface’ and Ch 1 'Bioethics: Critical Introduction' from the book Bioethics in the Age of New Media (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009) [pdf downloads; c/o MIT Press]

Edited online book, BioethicsTM: Life, Politics, Economics , Living Books series (Open Humanities Press, 2011) [access via link, open access resource]

Article: ‘Playing God, Playing Adam: The Politics and Ethics of Enhancement’, Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, Vol. 7, No 2 (2010), pp. 149-161. [self-archived author’s manuscript; available on this website via a link]

Interview with Joanna Zylinska on bioethics - by philosopher and game designer Chris Bateman (September 2009). [available via a link to Chris Bateman's website]

Article: 'Of Swans and Ugly Ducklings: Bioethics between Humans, Animals and Machines', Reality Made Over, part II, special issue of the journal Configurations edited by Bernadette Wegenstein, Vol. 14 No 2 (Spring 2007), pp. 125-150. [pdf download; self-archived author’s manuscript]



'Life in the Battlefield of Vision': contribution to questionnaire on Image Wars set by Asbjørn Grønstad and Øyvind Vågnes of Nomadikon [scroll to the bottom of page to read my short essay]

Article (co-written with Sarah Kember): ‘Creative Media between Invention and Critique, or What's Still at Stake in Performativity?’, Culture Machine Vol. 11 (2011) [pdf download, open access resource]



Interview: ‘Probings: an Interview with Stelarc’ (with G. Hall), in The Cyborg Experiments: the Extensions of the Body in the Media Age, ed. Joanna Zylinska (London and New York: Continuum), pp. 114-130. [self-archived author’s manuscript; available here via a link]

Complete text of the monograph On Spiders, Cyborgs and Being Scared: the Feminine and the Sublime (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2001) [pdf download; introduction available online] (NB This was my PhD, which was subsequently developed into a book. My thinking has developed and perhaps even changed to some degree since then - but the book does offer some archaeological traces of my ongoing interest in technology and ethics...)


Image + text article: ‘I Don’t Go to the Movies’, Culture Machine, Vol. 11 (2011) [pdf download, open access resource]