Rachel O'Dwyer


Another Net is Possible,  in Luchs, Inga, and Kristoffer Gansing. "The Eternal Network: The Ends and Becomings of Network Culture." (2020).

Outside of Borders in State Machines: Reflections and Actions at the Edge of Digital Citizenship, 2020

"Calculated Risk: Liberal Governmentality, Risk and Blockchain Technologies' Under Revision, Theory, Culture & Society, 2019

‘Cache Society: Transactional Data and Cultural Money’ Journal of Cultural Economy,  2019.

Limited Edition: Producing Artificial Scarcity For Digital Art On The Blockchain And Its Implications for The Cultural Industries Convergence, 2018 

‘Things that Transact: How the Internet of things is transforming Payments’ in Geert Lovink The INC Moneylab Reader #2, Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, 2017

Ether’ in Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks and Other Money Stuff edited by Bill Maurer and Lana Swartz, MIT Press, 2017.

‘Does Digital Culture Want to be Free? Smart Contracts and Cultural Distribution’ in Artists Re- thinking the Blockchain Torque, Furtherfield and Liverpool University Press, 2017. 

‘Where’s the Money?’ Kings Review Money Futures, Cambridge, 2016.

‘Blockchains and their Pitfalls' in Ours to Hack and to Own, edited by Trebor Scholz in the New School, OR Books, May 2016.

‘When Pipes Become Banks: Sociotechnical Control in Mobile Payments’ IS4IS June 2015.

‘Money Talks’ in Geert Lovink and Nathaniel Tkacz (ed.s) The INC Moneylab Reader, Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, July, 2015.

‘A Capital Remix’ in Eduardo Navas, Owen Gallagher and Xtine Burrough (ed.s) The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies, Routledge, 2015.

‘No More Walled Gardens’ Spheres: Journal of Digital Cultures Politics Without Networks, 2014.

‘Spectre of the Commons: Spectrum Regulation in the Communism of Capital’ in Ephemera: Theory and Politics in Organisation, Special Issue on the Communism of Capital, 2013.

‘This is Not a Bit Pipe: A Political Economy of the Substrate Network’ in Fibreculture Journal:  Digital Media + Transdisciplinary Critique, issue 20 Networked Utopias 2012.

‘Network Media: Exploring the Sociotechnical Relations between Mobile Networks and Media Publics ‘ in International Symposium of Electronic Arts (ISEA2011) Istanbul, Conference Proceedings.

‘Sound in the Networked City: Investigating the Role of Sonic Experience in the Information Society’ in International Symposium of Electronic Arts (ISEA2010) Ruhr, Proceedings. 

‘Performing in the Acoustic Arena: The role of the Portable Audio Device in a User’s Experience of Urban Place’ in: Schroeder (ed.) Performing Technology: User Content and the New Digital Media, Cambridge Scholars Publications, 2009.​


Just Say No, Neural 68 Forthcoming Spring 2021

What Does the Algorithm See? Neural 67, Winter 2020

​Stained in Red, London Review of Books, 2019

Surveying Surveillance Capitalism, Neural, Summer 2019. 

Facebook Foray into cryptocurrency sets off alarm bells, Irish Times, Summer 2019 

The Bank of Facebook, INC Blog, 2019

A Celestial Cyberdimension: Art Tokens and the Artwork as Derivative, in Circa Magazine

'​Data Politics and the Internet of Things' in Silicon Republic, 21st December, 2016. 

'Can Code Replace Trust?' in Design and Violence Catalogue, MoMa New York & Science Gallery, Dublin.

‘The Revolution will (not) be Decentralized: Blockchains’ in P2P Foundation Blog, March 2015.

‘Money 2020’ Institute of Network Cultures Blog, 2015.

‘Capture All: Transmediale 2015’ Neural 50 Critical Digital Culture & Media Arts, 2015.

‘CTRL ALT #B: Coining Alternatives’ in Neural online edition, 2014.


2021 Whitespaces: A Political Economy of Radio Currently Under Review with MIT Press, Leonardo Series

2010 Moving Through Sound: The Role of Mobile Sonic Technologies in a User’s Experience of Urban Place London: Lambert Academic Publishing, (Monograph published from M.Phil thesis), 2010.​


Adversarial Tactics, Neural Winter 2020

Redirecting Networks, Neural Spring 2020

Surveillance Surveyed, Neural Magazine, Summer 2019. 

Speculative Pink, Neural Magazine, 2018 

Blockchain, the Trust Catalyst, Neural Magazine 2018

Digital Methods in Interference: a Journal of Audio Culture, Issue 4.0, 2014.

Noise in Interference: a Journal of Audio Culture, Issue 3.0, 2013.

A Sonic Geography in Interference: a Journal of Audio Culture, Issue 2.0, 2012.

An Ear Alone is Not a Being in Interference: a Journal of Audio Culture, Inaugural Issue, 2011.