MachineMachine is the website and archive of Daniel Rourke.

I am a writer/artist and academic.

My research hijacks speculative and science fiction in search of a radical ‘outside’ to the human(ities), including extensive writing on the intersection between digital materiality, the arts, and posthumanism.

In March 2015 artist & activist Morehshin Allahyari and I released The 3D Additivist Manifesto: a call to push additive technologies beyond their breaking point, into the realm of the provocative, and the weird. The resulting 3D Additivist Cookbook will be published in early 2016.

I will complete my practice-based PhD in Art at Goldsmiths, University of London, in Autumn 2015. Please follow these links for more detail:

I am feature and review writer for and

I am lecturer in Digital Media Arts at London South Bank University, and associate lecturer for the History of Art, Design and Film at Kingston University, London.

Please get in touch immediately to offer me jobs and things.

The /stream section of this site archives what I read, write, watch, think, research, and do as part of an ongoing experiment with aggregation and meaning. You can think of it as an interactive notebook and portfolio.

Click. All. The. Things.

Some ongoing art projects you should take a look at:

I’d love to hear from you via email, twitter, facebook, or


I used to write for an archive of past articles can be browsed here.

My really really really old blog/website,, has gone into stasis. Explore it at your leisure.

In 2007/2008 I also wrote at Space Collective, under the imaginative moniker ‘Rourke‘.

The archives for my music radio show and podcast can be browsed here.

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