You can find my writing and my artwork in the following publications. For a more comprehensive list, including journal and magazine articles, see my CV.


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My latest co-authored book, The Transreal: Political Aesthetics of Crossing Realities, published in 2012 by Atropos Press

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Trans Desire

Selected Articles

From a Free Software Movement to a Free Safety Movement, Mute Magazine, July 2013

“Local Autonomy Networks: Post-Digital Networks, Post-Corporate Communications”, Media-N Journal of the New Media Caucus, Summer 2013

“Imaginary Computational Systems: queer technologies and transreal aesthetics”, with Zach Blas, AI & Society, October 2013

“Blah, Blah, Blah: Kesha Feminism?”, Journal of Popular Music Studies, June 2012

“A Game Level Where You Can’t Pass”,

“Becoming Dragon, A Transversal Technology Study”, CTheory

“The Transborder Immigrant Tool: Violence, Solidarity and Hope in Post-NAFTA Circuits of Bodies Electr(on)/ic”, with the Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0 / b.a.n.g. lab, Mobile HCI 2009 Proceedings

“Watering the Dirt”, No More Potlucks

virus.circus.mem”, with Elle Mehrmand, digital event ’11, Subversive Technologies, e-fagia

Becoming Dragon: a mixed reality durational performance in Second Life”, Micha Cárdenas ; Christopher Head ; Todd Margolis ; Kael Greco, The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality 2009 Proceedings

“Productive confusions: learning from simulations of pandemic virus outbreaks in Second Life”, Micha Cárdenas ; Laura S. Greci ; Samantha Hurst ; Karen Garman ; Helene Hoffman ; Ricky Huang ; Michael Gates ; Kristen Kho ; Elle Mehrmand ; Todd Porteous ; Alan Calvitti ; Erin Higginbotham ; Zia Agha, Proceedings SPIE 7864, Three-Dimensional Imaging, Interaction, and Measurement, 78641C (January 27, 2011)

Book Chapters

Chapter, “Becoming Dragon, A Transversal Technology Study” in the Feminist and Queer Information Studies Reader

Chapter, “Micha Cárdenas” in Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetics

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Manifesto Now! Instructions for Performance, Philosophy, Politics

Chapter, “I Am Transreal” in Gender Outlaws

Chapter, virus.circus.mem with Elle Mehrmand

Chapter, Becoming Dragon