Academic Publications

Forthcoming

Chapter: Carter, R. “Drone Poetry”. Ambient Stories: Digital Writing in Place. Ed. Amy Spencer. Bloomsbury.

Journal Article: Carter, R. “Topographic Algorithms: Reimagining Environmental Sensing and Representation”. Journal of Aesthetics and Phenomenology. Special Issue: “Reimagining AI”.

Special Issue: Martindale, S., Hook, J., and Carter, R. (eds.) “Immersive Storytelling”. Convergence. Special Issue.

2022

Journal Article: Ng, J., and Carter, R. “Wayfaring in Space: Story as Environmental Encounters in Ruins (2011) and Sacramento (2016)”. New Techno Humanities. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techum.2022.03.001.

Journal Article: Carter, R. “Executable Landscapes: Speculative Platforms and Environmental E-Literature”. Electronic Book Review. DOI: https://doi.org/10.7273/seea-7012.

Online Exhibition: Carter, R. “The Aftermath Atlas”. After Progress. Curated by Martin Savransky and Craig Lundy. Available at: https://www.afterprogress.com/the-aftermath-atlas.

2021

Chapter: Carter, R. “Inscriptions to the Stars: Time, Space, and Extra-terrestrial Textualities”. The Future of Text II, ed. Hegland, F. Future Text Publishing: Southampton. DOI: https://doi.org/10.48197/fot2021.

Journal Article: Carter, R. “Orbital Reveries: Satellite Textscapes and Reframing the Multispectral Gaze”. The Digital Review 1. DOI: https://doi.org/10.7273/y54j-8s40.

Peer Reviewed Conference Paper: Carter, R. “Executable Landscapes: Speculative Platforms for Ecological E-Literature”. ELO 2021: Platform (Post?) Pandemic, May 2021. Available at: https://elmcip.net/node/16337.

Invited Post: Carter, R. “Artistic Research in Academia and Beyond”. 23Things International. Available at: https://www.23thingsinternational.com/post/thing-16-diversifying-your-audience-and-your-research-approach.

Review: Carter, R. “A Review of Sascha Engel’s Twenty-One Computations”. Babel Tower Notice Board. Available at:  https://www.thebabeltowernoticeboard.com/articles/a-review-of-sasha-engels-twenty-one-computations-beir-bua-press-by-richard-a-carter.

2020

Review: Carter R. “A Review of Sarah Cave’s Perseverance Valley”. Babel Tower Notice Board. Available at:  https://www.thebabeltowernoticeboard.com/articles/a-review-of-sarah-caves-perseverance-valley-by-richard-a-carter.

Chapter: Carter, R. “Signal Generators: Digital Text in a Damaged Ecology”.  The Future of Text, ed. Hegland, F. Future Text Publishing: Southampton. DOI: https://doi.org/10.48197/fot2020a.

Journal Article: Carter, R. “Waveform”. IJCMR Digital Ecologies: Fiction Machines. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33008/IJCMR.202017.

Chapter: Carter, R. “Waves to Waveforms”. The Machine as Artist/The Machine as Art. Eds. Leymarie, F, Bessette, J, and Smith, G.W. MDPI: Bern. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/books978-3-03936-065-9.

Journal Article: Carter, R. “Electronic Literature and the Anthropocene”. Electronic Book Review. DOI: https://doi.org/10.7273/rt06-ts14.

Interview: Russell, S. and Carter, R. “Why take something inherently digital and make it physical?” Mazzotti Books. Available at: https://mazzottibooks.co.uk/blog/2020/4/7/why-take-something-inherently-digital-and-make-it-physical.

2019

Book Chapter: Carter, R. “The Book and its Algorithm”. Artist’s Book Yearbook 2020-21. Impact Press. Available at: http://www.bookarts.uwe.ac.uk/artists-book-yearbook/.

Journal Article: Carter, R. “Tweeting the Cosmos: On the Bot Poetry of The Ephemerides.” Convergence. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1354856519837796.

2018

Journal Article: Carter, R, “Writing, Weaving, and Performativity: Some Notes on Solid State Poetry”. The Writing Platform. Available at: http://thewritingplatform.com/2018/10/writing-weaving-performativity-notes-solid-state-poetry/.

Journal Article: Carter, R. “Waves to Waveforms: Performing the Thresholds of Sensing and Sense-Making in the Anthropocene”. Arts 7.4 (2018). DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/arts7040070.

Peer Reviewed Conference Paper: Carter, R. “Airborne Inscription: Writing with Drones”. EVA 2018: British Computer Society, July 2018. BCS Electronic Workshops in Computing. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/EVA2018.69.

2017

Journal Article: Carter, R. “Drone Poetry: On Deploying Sensory Technologies as Tools of Writing”. The Writing Platform. Available at: http://thewritingplatform.com/2017/09/drone-poetry-deploying-sensory-technologies-tools-writing/.

2016

Journal Article: Carter, R. “Virtual Literatures: Technology, Agency, Meaning”. Countertext 2.3 (2016) 338–355. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3366/count.2016.0064.


Academic Presentations and Public Engagement

Forthcoming

Paper Presentation: “A Speculative Satellite Poetics: Performing the Potentials of Earth Observation Data through Artistic Research”. Digital Ecologies in Practice. University of Bonn, July 2022. See: http://www.digicologies.com/conferences/2022-workshop/.

Paper Presentation: “Drone Art and Ecological Concerns—Towards a Speculative Drone Aesthetics”. Drones in Society: New Visual Aesthetics. University of Sheffield, September 2022. See: https://www.ecrea.eu/page-18206/12589363.

Paper Presentation: “Drone Outlooks and Digital Textscapes: Experimental Sensory Practices for Expanded Environmental Imaginaries”. DHRA 2022. Kingston School of Art, September 2022. See: https://www.drha.uk/2022/.

2022

Invited Public Presentation: “Signals”. Guillemot Press Book Launch. Recording available soon.

2021

Invited Paper Presentation: “Digital Art beyond Technical Reflexivity: Experiments, Environments, Concepts”. STEAM: The movement towards creative STEM learning. Digital Education Futures Initiative, University of Cambridge, August 2021. See: https://www.deficambridge.org/events/steam-creative-stem-learning

Invited Paper Presentation: “In the Wake of Waveform”. Fiction Machines – Part III, Bath-Spa University, July 2021.

Paper Presentation: “Land/Code/Text: Digital Writing and Speculative Environmental Sensing”. (Re)Imagined Landscapes Symposium, University of Bristol, June 2021. See: https://bristolenvironmentalhumanities.wordpress.com/2021/04/21/lvl-symposium-reimagined-landscapes/ and video here.

Invited Public Lecture: “Arts of the Datacene: Sensing and Narrating a Technogenic Future”. Curating Art and Nature: The Knowledge of the Curator III, University of Groningen, June 2021. See: https://www.rug.nl/education/summer-winter-schools/knowledge_of_the_curator/?lang=en.

Pedagogy Presentation: “Developing Project-based Assessments on the Roehampton BA Digital Media Programme”. Co-presentation with Dr. Federica Frabetti. Learning and Teaching Festival, University of Roehampton, June 2021.

Paper Presentation: “Executable Landscapes: Speculative Platforms for Ecological E-Literature”. ELO 2021: Platform (Post?) Pandemic, May 2021. See: https://conferences.au.dk/elo2021/ and video here.

Invited Public Presentation: “Algorithms, Waveforms, and Orbital Reveries”. Runnymede Literary Festival, March 2021. See: https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/media-culture-and-language/news/roehampton-academic-presents-experimental-writing-at-runnymede-literary-festival/.

Paper Presentation: “Datacene: Nonhuman Perception in the Art of the Anthropocene”. Art + Anthropocene: Culture, Climate and Our Changing Planet, University of York, March 2021. See: https://artanthropoceneyork.mystrikingly.com/.

Invited Video Presentation and Public Interview: “Writing with Algorithms”. ArtBlab, March 2021. See: https://www.artblab.london/ and video here.

Paper Presentation: “Algorithmic Light—Sensory Entanglements and Executable Environments”. Process, Practice, and Environmental Crisis, University of York, February 2021. See: https://processpracticeenvironment.wordpress.com/.

2020

Invited Presentation: “The Future of Text: Emergent Ecologies”. The Future of Text Symposium, London, November 2020. See: https://futuretextpublishing.com/first_edition_launch/.

Panel Convenor and Presentation: “Digital Poetry / Technology / Ecology”. Rewilding. CTC Collective, November 2020.

Invited Public Presentation: “Artists’ Books Now: Futures”. British Library, February 2020. See: https://www.bl.uk/events/artists-books-now-futures.

2019

Paper Presentation: “Electronic Literature in the Anthropocene”. The Electronic Literature Organization Conference and Media Arts Festival (ELO 2019), University College Cork, July 2019. See: http://hdl.handle.net/10468/8128, and https://elmcip.net/critical-writing/electronic-literature-anthropocene.

Paper Presentation: “Wayfaring in Time—The Ambient Storytelling of Wandering Games”. Co-presentation with Dr. Jenna Ng. MIX 2019, Bath-Spa University, July 2019. See: http://mixconference.org/archive/mix-2019/.

Paper Presentation: “Entangling Air, Sea, and Sensors: Wavescapes and Waveforms”. Moving Literary Geographies, Royal Holloway, June 2019. See http://narrativegeographies.com/portfolio-item/moving-literary-geographies-narrative-forms-and-practices-of-mobilities/.

Paper Presentation: “Sensing the Anthropocene—Detectors, Drones, and Data-Driven Poetry”. Art in the Anthropocene, Trinity College Dublin, June 2019. See: https://artintheanthropocene.com/.

2018

Paper Presentation: “Airborne Inscription: Writing with Drones”. EVA 2018 BCS Electronic Workshops in Computing, British Computer Society, July 2018. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/EVA2018.69.

Paper Presentation: “Reading the Waveform: Deterritorializing the Sensory”. EVA Copenhagen, Aalborg University, May 2018. See: https://eva-copenhagen.possiblefuturelab.dk/.

Invited Public Presentation: “Waveform”. But There is No Land Near the End, Glasgow School of Art, March 2018. See https://www.creativecarbonscotland.com/guest-blog-but-there-is-no-land-near-the-end/.

2017

Paper Presentation: “Aeroculture: Writing the Nonhuman in the Age of the Anthropocene”. MIX 2017: Writing Digital, Bath Spa University, July 2017. See: http://mixconference.org/archive/mix-2017/.

Paper Presentation: “Reading the Waveform: Deterritorializing the Sensory in Drone based Arts Practice”. MeCCSA PGN Conference 2017 Borders & Boundaries: Territories, Technologies, Transgressions, Goldsmiths, University of London, June 2017.

Paper Presentation: “Enacting the Nonhuman Eye: Digital Visualisation as Performative Knowledge-Making Practice”. New Perspectives in Digital Humanities, Kings College London, May 2017. See: https://dhh.uni.lu/2017/05/23/visualisation-visual-thinking-arts-humanities-new-perspectives-digital-humanities-conference/.

2016

Research Seminar: “Voices of the Machine: Adventures in Digital Storytelling”. University of Exeter, July 2016.

Paper Presentation: “Digital Literature & The Entanglements of Networked Agency”. Looking for Agency: The Politics of the Material and Beyond, University College London, March 2016.

2015

Paper Presentation: “Entanglements and Interventions: Exploring the Digital World through Art”. Kinesis and Stasis, London Barbican, November 2015.

Paper Presentation: “Defining the Digital Arts: A Case Study in Digital Literature”. Blue Skies Above, Solid Ground Below: Innovation and Sustainability in Digital Humanities, King’s College London, June 2015.

Paper Presentation: “Entanglements and Interventions: Exploring the Digital World through Art”. London Barbican, November 2015.

Invited Public Presentation: “Wor(l)ds in Collision—Art, Poetry and Wittgenstein”. University of Exeter, June 2015.

2014

Paper Presentation: “God’s Eye View: The Digital Earth from Orbit”. Green Connections: Environmental Response & the Arts, University of Exeter, September 2016.

Invited Public Presentation: “The Long Goodbye: A Conversation across a Century”, University of Exeter, August 2014.

Paper Presentation: “Data Space: Discovering the Digital Cosmos”. Cosmographies, Falmouth University, July 2014.


Digital Art Publications and Exhibitions

2022

Online Anthology: “Waveform”. Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 4. The Electronic Literature Organisation. Available at: https://collection.eliterature.org/4/waveform.

Book: Signals. Guillemot Press. Available at: https://www.guillemotpress.co.uk/poetry/richard-carter-signals.

Online Exhibition: Filter Insta-Zine: Instagram Storytelling and Zine Culture. The NEXT. Available at: https://the-next.eliterature.org/exhibition/filter/.

Journal: Strukturriss 3(11). Available at: https://strukturriss.myshopify.com/products/volume-3-issue-2.

Book Artefact: “The Aftermath Atlas”. After Progress, Sociological Review Foundation. Available at: www.afterprogress.com/the-aftermath-atlas.

2021

Artist’s Book: Swarming Media. Independent.

Printed and Online Anthology: “Orbital Reveries #5”. Poetrishy , Edition 1. Available at: https://www.poetrishy.org/

Online Journal: “Waveforms”. Filter, Issue 1. Available at https://www.instagram.com/filterinstazine/.

Online Journal: “Martian Reveries No 1 & No 2”. Summerlude 2021: Cosmos. Pareidolia Literary. Available at: https://www.pareidolialiterary.com/summerlude-2021-cosmos-issue.

Online Exhibition: “Waveform [film]”. Computer Vision Art Gallery, Ethical Considerations in Creative applications of Computer Vision (EC3V), 2021 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). Available at: https://computervisionart.com/pieces2021/waveform/.

Artist’s Book: Phase Space. Independent.

Online Journal: “Swipe”. Osmosis Press Featured Writing. Available at: https://osmosispress.com/2021/06/06/richard-carter-excerpts-from-swipe/.

Printed Anthology: “Orbital Reveries #3”. The Mouth of a Lion: Visual Poetry from the End of the World, ed. James Knight. Available at: https://steelincisorsvispo.wordpress.com/2021/05/07/the-mouth-of-a-lion/.

2020

Printed Anthology: “Orbital Reveries #2”. Rewilding: An Ecopoetic Anthology, Crested Tit Collective. Available at: https://crestedtitcollective.com/shop/. Review by Andrea Mason here.

Online Journal: “Orbital Reveries #4”. Streetcake Magazine. 70, Part 1. Available at: https://www.streetcakemagazine.com/uploads/2/4/7/1/24713274/issue_70_part1__2_.pdf.

Online Journal: “A. Square Tweets Recollections of Spaceland”. Taper #5, Bad Quarto. Available at: https://taper.badquar.to/5/.

Printed and Online Journal: “Flow”. code::art 1. Available at: https://code-art.xyz/issues/.

Online Exhibition: “Orbital Reveries”. Trånslatiøns, Mellom Press. Available at: https://mellompress.com/translations/.

Zine: “The Landsat Reverie”. ZinesInDarkTimes.

Artist’s Book: Signals. Independent.

Artist’s Book: Emergent Typography. Independent.

Artist’s Book: Flowpath. Independent.

Artist’s Book: Swipe. Independent.

Artist’s Book: Swarm. Independent.

Artist’s Book: ASCII Atlas. Independent.

2019

Printed and Online Journal: “Solid State Poetry”. para text #7. Available at: https://www.paratext.co.uk/index-to-issue-7.

Artist’s Book: Waveform. Independent.

Artist’s Book: Solid State Poetry. Independent.