Mr D. (David) Gauthier MSc

  • Faculty of Humanities
    Capaciteitsgroep Media & Cultuur
  • Visiting address
    BG 1
    Turfdraagsterpad 9  Room number: 1.01E
  • Postal address:
    Turfdraagsterpad  9
    1012 XT  Amsterdam


  • Gauthier, D. (in press). Machine Language and the Illegibility of the Zwischen. In P. Hesselberth, J. Houwen, E. Peeren, & R. de Vos (Eds.), Legibility in the Age of Signs & Machines (Thamyris). Brill.


  • Gauthier, D. (2017). Loading... 800% Slower. In H. Pritchard, E. Snodgrass, & M. Tyźlik-Carver (Eds.), Executing Practices (pp. 115-123). (DATA browser; Vol. 06). Brooklyn, NY: Autonomedia. [details] 
  • Gauthier, D. (2017). On Commands and Executions: Tyrants, Spectres and Vagabonds. In H. Pritchard, E. Snodgrass, & M. Tyźlik-Carver (Eds.), Executing Practices (pp. 63-76). (DATA browser; Vol. 06). Brooklyn, NY: Autonomedia. [details] 


  • Gauthier, D., & la Cour, E. (2014). Coding/Decoding the Archive. In I. Chambers, A. De Angelis, C. Ianniciello, M. Orabona, & M. Quadraro (Eds.), The Postcolonial Museum: The Arts of Memory and the Pressures of History (pp. 229-239). Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate. [details] 


  • Gauthier, D. (2018). Phase to Phase: Rendering the Sea’s Oscillations, Predictions & Chronographs. Abstract from AS SLOWLY AS POSSIBLE (ASAP): A Symposium of the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
    , Amsterdam, Netherlands.


  • Gauthier, D. (2017). Hardware Porn or Itinerancy? continent., (6.1).
  • Gauthier, D., Dieter, M., & Tuters, M. D. (2017). Mailing lists are dead, long live mailing lists!: periodising discourses, debates and infrastructures of nettime, -empyre-, Spectre and CRUMB. Paper presented at Media Art History: 7th Conference for
    Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology, Krems an der Donau, Austria.


  • Gauthier, D., & Allan, J. (2016). Critical Infrastructure. In R. Bishop, K. Gansing, J. Parikka, & E. Wilk (Eds.), across & beyond: A transmediale Reader on Post­-digital Practices, Concepts and Institutions (pp. 262-269). Sternberg Press.


  • Gauthier, D. (2015). The Politics of the "Cold Gaze". Paper presented at *.exe (ver0.1), Aarhus, Denmark.


  • Gauthier, D., & La Cour, E. (2013). Coding / Decoding the Archive. Paper presented at The Postcolonial Museum, Naples, Italy.


  • Gauthier, D. (2012). Aesthetics of Errors. Abstract from Aesthetics Re-loaded, Aarhus, Denmark.


  • Gauthier, D. (2017). Following a war machine: On the notion of execution in Louis Ferdinand Céline’s Casse-Pipe. Abstract from ACLA Annual Conference (2017), Utrecht, Netherlands.


  • Gauthier, D. (2016). Loading... 800% Slower. Abstract from *.exe(ver0.2), Malmö, Sweden.
  • Gauthier, D. (2016). Machine-Readable: On Execution and Obscurantism. Paper presented at European Summer School for Cultural Studies, Netherlands.
  • Gauthier, D. (2016). On Execution or Control in the Zwischen State. Abstract from 10th European Conference of the Society for Science, Literature, and the Arts, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Gauthier, D. (2016). Opcodes and Dipoles. Abstract from Annual National Deleuze Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.


  • Gauthier, D. (2015). Deceit: 800% Slower. Abstract from The 6th New Materialism Conference, Maribor, Slovenia.

Scientific position

  • Gauthier, David (2015-2019): PhD Fellow, Netherlands Institute for Cultural Analysis.
  • Gauthier, David (2015-2018): Member of Working Group 1: Genealogies of New Materialisms, EU ISCH COST Action IS1307—New Materialism: Networking European Scholarship on 'How Matter Comes to Matter'.

Book editor

  • Gauthier, D. (Ed.), Allen, J. (Ed.), Noble, J. (Ed.), Ignac, M. (Ed.), & Bertran, I. (2012). code {poems}. Barcelona: Ishac Bertran.

Talk / presentation

  • Gauthier, David (invited speaker) (23-5-2018): Cipher to Cipher: Notes on the Withdrawal from Signification, University of Copenhagen.
  • Gauthier, David (invited speaker) (25-10-2017): On the (Il)Legibility of the Cut (and the Un-Cut) in Computation, Universiteit Leiden, Leiden.
  • Gauthier, David (speaker) & Cox, Geoff (speaker) (12-9-2017): Executing Practices, dataAche, Plytmouth, United Kingdom.
  • Gauthier, David (invited speaker) (11-2-2014): How critical are infrastructures?, Universität der Künste Berlin.
  • Gauthier, David (invited speaker) & Allan, Jamie (invited speaker) (1-2-2014): Counter-Environment Infrastructures and Substrata of the Global Village, Marshall McLuhan Salon / Embassy of Canada in Berlin.
  • Gauthier, David (invited speaker) (9-1-2013): Nondisciplinary, OCAD University.


  • Dekker, Annet (organiser), Barok, D. (organiser), Röck, C. (organiser), Boschat Thorez, Julie (organiser) & Gauthier, D. (participant) (8-1-2018 - 12-1-2018): Digital Methods Winterschool (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Gauthier, David (participant) (2017): Transmediale (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Gauthier, David (visiting researcher) (21-10-2016 - 5-11-2016): FACT (The Foundation for Art & Creative Technology) (visiting an external academic institution).
  • Gauthier, David (participant) (2014): Transmediale (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
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