All posts by Darren Wershler

Darren Wershler is the Concordia University Research Chair in Media & Contemporary Literature, and, with Charles Acland, the co-founder of the Media History Research Centre at the Milieux Institute.

The Video Game Archaeologist

Darren Wershler dusts off old consoles that say a lot about our culture

/ June 8, 2017

Syllabus: Media Archaeology 2017

Materiality, Cultural Technique, Space, Infrastructure

/ May 21, 2017

Boxes and the Work of Articulation

On the limits of "hard" media archaeology

/ November 5, 2016

Syllabus: Media Archaeology 2016

Collections, Platforms, Infrastructure, Signal Processing

/ July 22, 2016
Bally Arcade box, detail

Expiration Date

This is not a sustainable practice, and that's okay.

/ July 21, 2016
Magnavox Odyssey 100, detail

What’s In A Name?

This is not a media archaeology lab. This is not an archive. This is a research collection.

/ July 21, 2016