Screen Bodies

The Journal of Embodiment, Media Arts, and Technology

Editor: Andrew Ball, Harvard University, USA

Founding Editor: Brian Bergen-Aurand, Bellevue College, Washington

Subjects: Media Studies, Visual Art, Cinema, Cultural Studies, Sociology, Communications, Computer Science

Call for Papers: Brain-Computer Interfaces

Latest Issue Table of Contents

Volume 5 (2020): Issue 2 (Dec 2020)

Volume 5 / 2020, 2 issues per volume (summer, winter)

Aims & Scope

Screen Bodies is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that is devoted to the interface of art, science, and technology. The journal’s aim is to examine how bodies engage with and are engaged by screens. It features critical, theoretical, and empirical methods used in the diverse fields comprising the humanities, social sciences, computer science, communications, and the arts. 

Screen Bodies is a publication where scholars, creators, and scientists come together to map new media ecologies with an eye toward the aesthetic, ethical, and political dimensions of emerging technologies as well as to matters of design, programming, engineering, and performance.  

In addition to peer-reviewed research, Screen Bodies features commentaries by artists on a range of topics including issues of practice, as well as interviews and exhibition, book, and event reviews. 

Areas of focus include but are not limited to: media arts, cinema, intermediality, human-machine interface, interactivity and virtuality, intelligent and transactive spaces, smart environments, machine learning, generative art, biotechnology, virtual bodies, motion capture, AI, UX, IOT, social robots, gaming, and digital humanities. 

Manuscript submissions and proposals for creator commentaries, special issues, interviews, cover art, are other special projects are always welcome and should be submitted to Andrew J. Ball ( 

For queries regarding book reviews, please contact Nicholas de Villiers ( and Steen Ledet Christiansen ( 

Andrew Ball, Harvard University, USA

Founding Editor
Brian Bergen-Aurand, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, USA

Managing Editor
Mani Saravanan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Assistant Editors
Ira Allen, Northern Arizona University, USA
Jiaying Sim, Digipen Institute of Technology, Singapore

Reviews Editor

Editorial Board
Olivia Banner, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Catalin Brylla, University of Bournemouth, UK
Mauro Carbone, Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France
Lisa Downing, 
University of Birmingham, UK
Antke Engel, Institute for Queer Theory, Germany
Gabriel Cid de Garcia, Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Carmela Garritano, Texas A&M University, USA
Sarah Godfrey, University of East Anglia, UK
Sara Hall, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Sophia Harvey, Vassar College, USA
Ari Larissa Heinrich, The Australian National University, Australia
Daniel Humphrey, Texas A&M University, USA
Katrien Jacobs, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Jihoon Kim, Chung-ang University, South Korea
Katharina Lindner 
, University of Stirling, UK
Laura U. Marks, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Fran Martin, University of Melbourne, Australia
Robert McRuer, The George Washington University, USA
Anna Munster, University of New South Wales, Australia
Joseph C. Schaub, University of Notre Dame Baltimore, USA
Aaron Taylor, University of Lethbridge, UK
Michele White, Tulane University, USA


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Please review the submission and style guidelines carefully before submitting.

Screen Bodies is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that is devoted to the interface of art, science, and technology. The editors welcome contributions. Authors should submit articles as attachments by e-mail, formatted as Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format (RTF) files. Electronic submissions are preferred, but mailed contributions will be reviewed. Please note that all correspondence will be transmitted via e-mail. Submissions without complete and properly formatted reference lists may be rejected. Manuscripts accepted for publication that do not conform to the Screen Bodies style guide will be returned to the author for amendment.

Article submissions should be sent to the editor at

Those interested in submitting materials for review or in writing reviews or review essays should contact the review editors, Nicholas de Villiers ( or Steen Ledet Christiansen (

Please refer to the Berghahn journal contributors' page for general information and guidelines regarding topics such as article usage and permissions for Berghahn journal article authors.

Ethics Statement

Authors published in Screen Bodies certify that their works are original and their own. The editors certify that all materials, with the possible exception of editorial introductions, book reviews, and some types of commentary, have been subjected to double-blind peer review by qualified scholars in the field. While the publishers and the editorial board make every effort to see that no inaccurate or misleading data, opinions, or statements appear in this journal, they wish to make clear that the data and opinions appearing in the articles herein are the sole responsibility of the contributor concerned. For a more detailed explanation concerning these qualifications and responsibilities, please see the complete Screen Bodies ethics statement.

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