Professor & Principal Investigator, MIT OpenDocLab

William Uricchio

William Uricchio is Professor of Comparative Media Studies at MIT, Professor of Comparative Media History at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, and Principal Investigator of MIT’s Open Documentary Lab. His research considers cultural conventions for representing reality both as world and history. He explores old media when they were new, from immersive technologies such as the panorama and stereograph to the algorithmic dynamics of narrative and image generators.