This collection of essays highlights innovative work in the developing field of media archaeology. It explores the relationship between theory and practice and the relationship between media archaeology and other disciplines. There are three sections to the collection proposing new possible fields of research for media studies: Media Archaeological Theory; Experimental Media Archaeology; Media Archaeology at the Interface. The book includes essays from acknowledged experts in this expanding field, such as Thomas Elsaesser, Wanda Strauven and Jussi Parikka.
Ben Roberts is Lecturer in Digital Humanities at Sussex Humanities Lab, University of Sussex.Mark Goodall is Senior Lecturer in the School of Media Design and Technology at the University of Bradford. His most recent publication is Gathering of the Tribe: Music and Heavy Conscious Creation (Headpress, 2012).