William Bogard

about the author

William Bogard is Deburgh Chair of Social Sciences at Whitman College and the author of The Simulation of Surveillance: Hypercontrol in Telematic Societies (Cambridge University Press, 1996). His writings on digital media theorise its potentials for embodied control and resistance. His recent work explores the relation of information and affect within the context of control societies, and the machinic integration of electronic and political resistance in circuits of networked capital. He is currently working on a book about digital interface control and its relation to rhythmic and gestural expression.

info & contact


Whitman College, Walla Walla, US


bogard [AT] whitman.edu


The Caesura or Break in Time
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: affect, becoming-intense, chronos, repetition, rhythm