Zabet Patterson is Associate Professor at Stony Brook University in the Department of Art and the Consortium for Digital Art, Technology and Culture. She specializes in the intersection of contemporary art and computational media in the postwar period. Her first book, Peripheral Vision: Bell Labs, the S-C 4020, and the Origins of Computer Art, was published by MIT Press in 2015. It received the Anne Friedberg Innovative Scholarship Award from the Society of Cinema and Media Studies. Her work on computational media and art has appeared in journals including Grey RoomAnimation and Media-N, and in anthologies. She was recently given an award from the Warhol Foundation / Arts Writers Grant Program in support of her forthcoming book, Metamorphose Yourselves: USCO, Techno-Utopia and Technocracy.