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The Color Media Lab

The Color Media Lab seeks proposals, ideas, and collborative ventures with scholars, students and industry partners. Please contact to inquire! 

Recent & Upcoming: 

Carolyn L. Kane, Essay,  “Color, Glitch, and Digital Aesthetics" in Digital Witness

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA; forthcoming 2024)

Carolyn L. Kane, Essay,  “The White Noise of Rhetoric”

Harvard Design Magazine 51 (2023)


Carolyn L. Kane, Essay,  “On the Plasticity of Plastics"

U.S. Pavilion, Venice Architecture Biennale and Columbia Books on Architecture and the City (imprint of Columbia University Press, 2023)


Carolyn L. Kane, Chapter,  “Arche-White”

Full Spectrum: Colour in Architecture eds. Elena Manferdini and Jasmine Benyamin, (Royal Institute of British Architects [RIBA] Books, Design Studio Series, 2023)


Carolyn L. Kane, Talk,  “Electronic Color and The Evolution of Digital Aesthetics 1969-2009,"

KU Leuven (October 2022)


Carolyn L. Kane, Talk,  “The 'Great' White Way”

Penn State (October 2022)


Carolyn L. Kane, Article,   “Chromophobia in the Smart City (external link) 

Architectural Design (AD) (March, 2022): 78-83.


Carolyn L. Kane, Review of Yarden Katz's "Artificial Whiteness: Politics and Ideology in Artificial Intelligence" (Columbia UP, 2020)

IEEE Annals of the History of Computing Vol 43; No. 4 (2022): 103-104.


Carolyn L. Kane, Paper, “The Neon Surround”

Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) and the History of Science Society, November 2021, New Orleans, LA


Carolyn L. Kane, Paper, “Techno Color”

Towards a History of Modern Colour, May 2021, Cambridge University