Martin Zeilinger


research & art criticism available for online reading or downloading


Copies Without Originals
Spike Art Magazine – Art criticism
tags: AI art, intellectual property

Taxation without Representation – Art criticism
tags: blockchain art, NFTs, digital commons, smart contracts, financialisation

RSE Case study: Improving awareness of issues at the intersection of ‘gamification’ and ‘financialisation’
The Royal Society of Edinburgh – Case study
tags: gamification, financialisation, research

A Digital Art Revolution?
Resource - The Royal Society of Edinburgh – Commentary
tags: blockchain art, NFTs, digital commons, smart contracts, financialisation

Structures of Belonging
Aksioma Postscriptum series – Art criticism
tags: digital art, blockchain, DAOs, NFTs, digital commons, token-gating, NFTs


Blockchain Vitalism – Art criticism
tags: blockchain art, NFTs, non-human agency

The Politics of Visual Indeterminacy in Abstract AI Art
Leonardo – Journal article
tags: AI art, visual indeterminacy, abstraction, image recognition

Agential Assemblage & Tactical AI – Two Contributions to ‘Chimeras: Inventory of Synthetic Cognition’
Chimeras (Onassis Foundation) – Book chapter
tags: AI art, agency, posthumanism, tactical AI, agential assemblages, digital art

Towards a Non-Totalizing Metaverse
TBD – Book chapter
tags: metaverse, virtual Reality, VR, interface experiments, digital art

AI Art as Hyperobject-Like Portal to Global Warming
xCoAX 2022 Proceedings – Essay
tags: AI art, hyperobjects, anthropocene, global warming, digital art


Generative Adversarial Copy Machines
Culture Machine (special issue on machine intelligence) – Journal article
tags: AI art, GANs, posthumanism, agency, intellectual property

OUT NOW: Tactical Entanglements: AI Art, Creative Agency, and the Limits of Intellectual Property
Meson Press – Monograph
tags: AI, AI art, digital art, intellectual property, agency, posthumanism, tactical media

‘Chaotic Lawful’: Teaching Videogames in a Licensing and Permissions Lacuna
Journal of Cinema and Media Studies (JCMS) Teaching Media Dossier – Journal article
tags: game studies, COVID-19, online teaching, educational licensing, intellectual property


Emerging ownership models on the blockchain
Frontiers in Blockchain – special issue
tags: blockchain, fintech, ownership, intellectual property, creative industries


Rethinking Affordance
Media Theory – journal special issue
tags: affordance theory, digital art, design, media theory, media art history

Survival Interventions in GTA & the Limits of Performance in Virtual Environments
Video Game Art Reader Vol. 2 – journal article
tags: performance art, game art

‘Vertiginous Data’ curatorial essay, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Korea
Vertiginous Data (exhibition catalogue) – essay
tags: crypto, digital art, blockchain, copyright, curatorial essay


Plotting Critical Research Practice in Digital Art
Parsing Digital – book chapter
tags: digital art, computer art, creative coding, research-practice

First as Snapshot, Then as Decentralised Digital Asset
Unthinking.Photography (online journal) – online article
tags: crypto, digital art, fintech, photography, blockchain

Digital Art as ‘Monetised Graphics:’ Enforcing IP on the Blockchain
Philosophy & Technology – journal article
tags: copyright, digital art, financialization, blockchain, art market

Digital Art Between Algomysticism & Fintech Activism
MoneyLab Reader Vol. 2 – book chapter
tags: crypto, digital art, blockchain


Métic Action in Digital Culture
Platform Journal – journal article
tags: cunning, biopower, metis, activism

Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know about the Blockchain* (*But Were Afraid to Ask Mel Ramsden)
Artist Re:Thinking the Blockchain – book chapter
tags: crypto, digital art, conceptual art, fintech


Live Coding the Law: Improvisation, Code & Copyright
Computer Music Journal – journal article
tags: music, live coding, IP, copyright


Chiptuning IP Between Creative Commons and Moral Economy
IASPM Journal – journal article
tags: music, IP, copyright, Creative Commons