Jamie's books on web why I write statement








art  writing   cv

The Art of Change


The General Theory of Skipping (2012)


Remix Essays
(2006 - 2009)


Curatorial Writing
(2005 - 2010)

The Hoax that leads to Learning (2007)

Relational Aesthetics of PowerPoint (2005)

The zone that I write and teach in is the gap space between art and communication. I’m an artist, but I teach in a communication studies department. The possibility for “effective communication” was looked at in my first writing…put forward the idea of affective communication.


My writings result from an integration of theory and praxis. I go to write for the same reason a person goes to a chiropractor, for “alignment” purposes; but not physiological, rather, conceptual alignment.

Concepts are deeply important to me. When I explore them through writing I do not intend to be long-winded or wordy. I try to make the concepts just as clear and