Sean Cubitt is Professor of Film and Television and co-Head of the Department of Media and Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London; Professorial Fellow of the University of Melbourne and Honorary Professor of the University of Dundee.
His publications include Timeshift: On Video Culture, Videography: Video Media as Art and Culture, Digital Aesthetics, Simulation and Social Theory, The Cinema Effect, EcoMedia and his most recent book, The Practice of Light (MIT 2014). He has recently co-edited Rewind: British Video Art of the 1970s and 80s, Relive: Media Art History, Ecocinema: Theory and Practice, Ecomedia: Key Issues (Earthscan/Routledge 2015) and the open access anthology Digital Light (fibreculture 2015). He is the series editor for Leonardo Books at MIT Press. His current research is on media technologies, environmental impacts of digital media and on media arts and their history.