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September 12, 2014
Interview for the Radio Show: Fade In/Fade Out
, Remixing Culture, for KulturWelle,  aired on September 3, 2014.

March 26, 2013
Book Review of Virality: Contagion Theory in the Age of Networks
, published on The Huffington Post.

March 15, 2013
Modular Complexity and Remix: The Collapse of Time and Space into Search, published in Anthrovision Journal, 1.1, 2013.

March 6, 2013
A Place at the Table: It’s Not a Film, But a Transmedia Project
, published on The Huffington Post

January 11, 2013
Mobile Art Applications: Sensor-driven apps and the emerging aesthetics of mobility
, written for mooove.com published on January 7, 2013.

December 7, 2012
Remix[ing] Re/Appropriations, published in the book Depletion Design: A Glossary of Network Ecologies, edited by Carolin Wiedemann and Zoenke Zehle; published by Institute of Network Cultures as part of their series Theory on Demand. Entry on Remix Theory: http://remixtheory.net/?p=594

August 31, 2012
Between the NFL and Data Packets: Usain Bolt Is the Potential of Being Modular, published on The Huffington Post

August 20, 2012
Not a Remix–Nor a Sampling: Why Fareed Zakaria’s Plagiarism is Unacceptable

August 8, 2012
Watching The Olympics on TV Is Still About Collective Participation, published on The Huffington Post

August 1, 2012
The Problem With Olympic Spoilers Is Selection
, published on The Huffington Post

February 14, 2011
After Iran’s Twitter Revolution: Egypt. Also available on The Levantine Review and Vodule.com.

January 25, 2011
Text: The Ethics of Modular Complexity in Sustainability, published in the CSPA Quarterly, Spring 2010 Issue.  Text is available online according to a Creative Commons License adopted by the CSPA Journal.

August 13, 2010
Text: Regressive and Reflexive Mashups in Sampling Culture, 2010 Revision. This text was originally published on June 25, 2007 in Vague Terrain Journal as a contribution to the issue titled Sample Culture. It was revised in November 2009 and subsequently published as a chapter contribution in Sonvilla-Weiss, Stefan (Ed.) Mashup Cultures, 2010, ISBN: 978-3-7091-0095-0, Springer Wien/New York published in May 2010.

October 16, 2009
Text: After Media (Hot and Cold) was originally published during the month of August, 2009 as part of Drain’s Cold issue.  The journal is a refereed online journal published bi-annually.  The text is republished in full on Remix Theory with permission.  Drain’s copyright agreement allows for 25% of the essay to be reblogged or reposted on other sites with proper citation and linkage to the journal at http://www.drainmag.com/.  I ask that their agreement be respected by the online community.

June 1, 2009
Text: After the Blogger as Producer written for Interactiva 09 Biennale, May and June 2009. The text is an update on my own previous essay, The Blogger as Producer which I wrote after Walter Benjamin’s “The Author as Producer.”  In this update I evaluate how the blogosphere has changed since 2005, when I first considered the blogger with potential to become an important critical writer.

September 25, 2008
Text: Dub, B Sides and Their [re]versions in the Threshold of Remix, by Eduardo Navas. This text was originally published on Vague Terrain, Digital Dub Issue, August 08. It is reposted on Remix Theory as post #345 with minor edits, and an additional quote by Bunne Lee, to clarify the history of dub in Jamaica.

Interview: Reggae, Dub and Memory Play: Paul D. Miller, by Eduardo Navas This interview was originally published on Vague Terrain for their August 2008 Digital Dub Issue.

May 21, 2008
The Author Function in Remix
, by Eduardo Navas.
This text is a theoretical excerpt from one of my chapters on the role of Remix in Art. It outlines how the theories of Roland Barthes and Michel Foucault on authorship are relevant to New Media, particularly their link to the interrelation of the user and the maker/developer in terms of sampling (a vital element of Remix as discourse).

August 22, 2007
Regressive and Reflexive Mashups in Sampling Culture, by Eduardo Navas.
This text was published on June 25, 2007 in Vague Terrain Journal as a contribution to the issue titled Sample Culture.

June 25, 2007
The Blogger as Producer
, by Eduardo Navas. This essay was revised for publication in the book Instalando/Installing released on April 2007, by the Chilean Collective Troyano. It was originally released on Netartreview in March 2005. Also available in Spanish.

December 6, 2006
Summary of Seminar on Remix by Eduardo Navas
Written and edited by Gabriela Pérez del Pulgar
The seminar took place at
Cultural Center of Spain in Buenos Aires
Florida 943
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Presented on June 17 – 22, 2006

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