The Birth of Code/Body – Pre-Print

This is a very personal piece I have written about how I have felt and keep feeling in my body as a person in exile. More than being a theorising endeavour, it is a way to communicate the corporeal discomfort and the wounds inflicted upon displaced people’s bodies by datafication and surveillance technologies.

Pre-Print: Akbari, A. (2024). The Birth of Code/Body. In V. Steeves & B. Roessler (eds.). Being Human in A Digital World. Cambridge University Press. (all publication rights remain with the publisher. For a final version with page numbers, please consult the book)

Download the PDF here: Akbari-Birth of Code_Body-Pre-Print

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