Welcome to our Convergent Media Foundational Texts page! Here we have compiled a list of texts that we feel best represent the core of what it means to be a modern day Converger. We hope you enjoy perusing these documents and we encourage you to look into the other works published by these groundbreaking theorists over the years.

The Tibetan Book of the Dead

Borderlands/ La Frontera

Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison

Being Digital

Psychology of the Digital Age: Humans Become Electric

Permanent Record: Edward Snowden

Why Hackers Win: Power and Disruption in the Network Society

Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business

The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life

Forms of Capital

Dream Interpretation

Egyptian Book of the Dead

How To Deconstruct Almost Anything

Karl Marx: The Theoretical Separation of the Domestic and the Economic

Postmodernism or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism

Theses on the Situationist International and Its Time


The Temporary Autonomous Zone, Ontological Anarchy, Poetic Terrorism

The Cyborg Manifesto (PDF)

Simulacra and Simulation (PDF)

Free Culture (PDF)

The Hacker Ethic (PDF)