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Unknown Quantities (2017)
Contributors: Arianna Brizzi, Francesca Brizzi, Niccolo Ciulli, Ryan Dzelzkalns, Jacobo Galan Padin, Roberta Garieri, Kathryn Gehred, Natasha Ginwala, Veronica Gisondi, Andrew Kovacs, Susanne Kriemann, Michaela Lakova, Federico Sargentone, Caroline Singh Belmar, Ulya Soley and Jaclyn Wright
Produced and published by: MA Culture, Criticism and Curation and MA Graphic Communication Design students at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
Unknown Quantities 5 was printed in London, 2017 by Calverts Edition of 200

Unknown Quantities is a concept-based journal that bridges graphic design, critical writing and visual art. Featured work at this series A manuscript of erasure (2017).
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Data Browser 06: Executing Practices (2017)
Authors: Various contributors, edited by Helen Pritchard, Eric Snodgrass & Magda Tyźlik-Carver
Published by: Autonomedia (DATA browser 06)
Presented at: Transmediale, Berlin 2017
Produced by: Critical Software Thing, with support from Participatory IT Research Centre, Aarhus University.
Licence: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0
ISBN: 9781570273216

Featured work DEL?No, wait!REW (2014) at 'Erasure' - an essay by Audrey Samson.
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Behind the Smart World – saving, deleting and resurfacing of data (2016)
Edited by: Kairus.org – Linda Kronman & Andreas Zingerle
Published by: servus.at
Coordinator: Us(c)hi Reiter
Graphic Design / Layout by: lafkon.net
Licence: CC-BY-SA-4.0
ISBN: 9783950420005

"Behind the Smart World – saving, deleting and resurfacing of data" is a collection of essays by Fieke Jansen (Tactical Tech), Ivar Veermäe, Emilio Varvarella, Leo Selvaggio, Marloes de Valk, Research Team “Times of Waste”, Stefan Tiefengraber, Dr. Michael Sonntag and interviews with Audrey Samson and Michaela Lakova.
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The Impossibility of Authenticating Erasure (2015)
Author: Michaela Lakova
Editors: Raya Lakova & Liz Allan
Publisher: International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA)

This paper reports on my ongoing practice based research, which aims to examine the importance of the 'Delete' function in the context and practice of Media Art. DELETE?No, wait!REWIND is an interactive installation, which de and recontextualizes the process of data recovery by displaying found disclosures of retrieved data posing a series of questions to the audience in a recurrent manner.

Download pdf → The Impossibility of Authenticating Erasure.pdf


Are you being served? Notebook(s)(2014)
Edited by: Anne Laforet, Marloes de Valk, Madeleine Aktypi, An Mertens, Femke Snelting, Michaela Lakova & Reni Hofmuller
Website design and development: Stephanie Vilayphiou and Eric Schrijver, Open Source Publishing (OSP)
Published by: Constant (Association for Art and Media), Brussels
Licence: Free Art Licence

‘Are You Being Served?’ Notebook(s) is a printed book and a website, which offers multiple entries allowing the readers and participants to revisit and (re)discover the vivid content of Are You Being Served? - meetings days which took a place in Constant, December 2013, Brussels.

The publication is availble → here
Web version → www.areyoubeingserved.constantvzw.org



Glitch Studies (2012)
Author: Michaela Lakova
Published: Encyclopedia of Media Objects. Piet Zwart Institute
Licence: Free Art Licence

This wiki entry provides a brief overview of the current glitch theories, practices and practitioners, following backwards the formation, the distribution and the floating of digital artifacts. It evokes a collection of overwhelming eye-catchy bits of errors, intently or accidentally made.

The article is available → here