Branden W. Joseph is Frank Gallipoli Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University. He is the author of Random Order: Robert Rauschenberg and the Neo-Avant-Garde (2003), Anthony McCall: The Solid Light Films and Related Works (ed. Christopher Eamon, 2005), Beyond the Dream Syndicate: Tony Conrad and the Arts after Cage (2008), and The Roh and the Cooked: Tony Conrad and Beverly Grant in Europe (2012). His writings have also appeared in Artforum, Bookforum, Art Journal, Critical Inquiry, October, Texte zur Kunst, Parkett, and Les Cahiers du Musée national d’art moderne, as well as in such books and catalogues as Angela Bulloch: Prime Numbers (2006), Optic Antics: The Cinema of Ken Jacobs (2011), Claes Oldenburg: The Sixties (2012), and Mainframe Experimentalism: Early Computing and the Foundations of the Digital Arts (2012). He was also a founding editor and is currently a member of the editorial board of Grey Room, a journal of architecture, art, media, and politics, published quarterly by MIT Press since 2000.