Ernst in English
A list of published monographs and articles by Wolfgang Ernst in English, including reviews of his work, is now available from here in PDF format (updated March 2016).
The following links and texts are lecture versions which mostly have only partly been available in print. For a complete list of published articles and books of Wolfgang Ernst (in German and in English), see the listing Publikationen Ernst.
"POSTING" DIGITAL PRESENCE: A Micro-Temporal Regime
[Key-note lecture at BFX (Bournemouth Visual Effects and Animation) academic conference "ANALOGUE TO POST-DIGITAL", Bournemouth University, September 25 and 26, 2015]
"POSTING" DIGITAL PRESENCE (PDF)
"ON NATURE" AND THE UN-NATURAL. Re-visiting the Wunderkammer with media-archaeological eyes & ears
[Introductory lecture to the academic conference of Ultima Contemporary Music Festival On Nature, Oslo, September 10th, 2015]
"ON NATURE" AND THE UN-NATURAL (PDF)
SIGNALS AND SYMBOLS. A media-archaeological approach to "textuality"
[Extended version of a key-note lecture at the symposium Post Script: After textuality / On media, Yale University, March 29, 2012]
SIGNALS AND SYMBOLS. A media-archaeological approach to "textuality" (PDF).
MEDIA ARCHAEOLOGY AS METHOD OF RE/SEARCH IN PARALLEL LINES (MEDIA ART, ACADEMIC MEDIA THEORY)
[Rough notes of a statement on occasion of the panel discussion "Search for a method" with Inke Arns, Wolfgang Ernst, Jussi Parikka and Siegfried Zielinski, conceived and moderated by Timothy Druckrey as part of the transmediale.12 "In/compatible" symposium, February 5, 2012, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin] MEDIA ARCHAEOLOGY AS METHOD OF RE/SEARCH IN PARALLEL LINES (MEDIA ART, ACADEMIC MEDIA THEORY) (PDF).
PRINTED LETTERS, ACOUSTIC SPACE, REAL TIME INTERNET. The message of current communication media, deciphered with (and beyond) McLuhan
[Lecture on occasion of the conference McLuhan revisited at the Fritt Ord Foundation, Oslo, 12th April, 2011] PRINTED LETTERS, ACOUSTIC SPACE, REAL TIME INTERNET. The message of current communication media, deciphered with (and beyond) McLuhan (DOC).
ARCHIVAL TIMES.TEMPOR(E)ALITIES OF MEDIA MEMORY
[Lecture at the National Library in Oslo, 6th October 2010, on occasion of the book presentation of: Eivind Røssaak (ed.), The Archive in Motion. New Conceptions of the Archive in Contemporary Thought and New Media Practices, Oslo (Novus) 2010
ARCHIVAL TIMES.TEMPOR(E)ALITIES OF MEDIA MEMORY (PDF)
Is there a specific videocity? in: Internationales Bochumer Videofestival 12 (April 2002), Programmheft, Bochum (AstA-Kulturreferat der Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum) 2002, 106–114 Is there a specific videocity? | Gibt es eine spezifische Videozitaet (deutsch und englisch) (PDF)
Time that adheres to media material. The knowledge to be gained from techno-archaeological hardware (= abstract in English of: W. E., Zeit, die an Medienmaterie haftet. Erkenntnismöglichkeiten technoarchäologischer Hardware, in: Irene Schubiger (ed.), Schweizer Videokunst der 1970er und 1980er Jahre. Eine Rekonstruktion, Zürich (ringier Verlag) 2009, 188–194) Time that adheres to media material. The knowledge to be gained from techno-archaeological hardware (PDF)
“... ELSE LOOP FOREVER”. THE UNTIMELINESS OF MEDIA
[Extended draft of the paper given at the conference Il Senso della Fine , Università degli Studi di Urbino, Centro Internazionale di Semiotica e Linguistica, 10–12 September, 2009; printed version under the title “The untimeliness of media, or: Does technology have a sense of ending?” forthcoming in the journal Agalma] “... ELSE LOOP FOREVER” (PDF)
A visual archive of cinematographical topoi: Navigating images on the borderline of digital addressability