- Ph.D. London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Thesis title: “Networks for art work: An analysis of artistic creative engagements with new media standards”.
Supervisor: Professor Robin Mansell
Viva Committee: Dr. Matthew Fuller (Internal) and Dr. Andreas Wittel (external) Viva passed on 10 September 2009 with no revisions.
- MA degree in Cultural and Creative Industries with distinction, King’s College London (KCL)
MA Dissertation title: “Learning the Business: A study of business knowledge transfer within the Clore Leadership Programme”.
- Graduate degree (DESS) in Event Design, University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM)
- BA in Visual and Media Arts, University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM)
- Zuurbier, P., & Lesage, F. (2016). Masamune’s Blade: A Proposition for Dialectic Affect Research. New York: Peter Lang
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles & Book Chapters
- Poyntz, S., & Lesage, F. (2020). Caring Time in a Hybrid Digital Media System: The Tragically Hip, Public Broadcasting, and Networked Media Events. Canadian Journal of Communication, 45(2), 221–240.
- Lesage, F., Mahoney, T., & Zuurbier, P. (2020). Expectation and anticipation: Research assemblages for elections. Continuum, 34(3), 328–341.
- Lesage, F., & Natale, S. (2019). Rethinking the distinctions between old and new media: Introduction. Convergence, 25(4), 575–589.
- Mahoney, T., Lesage, F., & Zuurbier, P. (2019). Investigating politics through artistic practices: Affect resonance of creative publics. European Journal of Cultural Studies.
- Chow-White, P., Struve, S., Lusoli, A., Lesage, F., Saraf, N., & Oldring, A. (2018). ‘Warren Buffet is my cousin’: shaping public understanding of big data biotechnology, direct-to-consumer genomics, and 23andMe on Twitter. Information, Communication & Society, 21(3), 448–464.
- Lesage, F. (2018). Searching, Sorting, and Managing Glut: Media Software Inscription Strategies for ‘Being Creative.’ In S. Taylor & S. Luckman (Eds.), The New Normal of Working Lives (pp. 109–126). London: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Lesage, F., & André, G. (2017). The social constructivist mode of operation for personal computing. Digital Culture and Education, 9(1), 67–82.
- Lesage, F. (2017). Popular Digital Imaging: Photoshop as Middlebroware. In Malinowska, A., & K. Lebek (Eds.), Materiality and Popular Culture: The Popular Life of Things (pp. 76–87). London: Routledge.
- Lesage, F. (2016). Blast Theory: Playing with publics. In Bianchini , S., & E. Verhagen (Eds.), Practicable: From Participation to Interaction in Contemporary Art a book project supported by the Association Nationale de Recherche de France. Boston: MIT Press.
- Lesage, F. (2016). Reviewing Photoshop: Mediating cultural subjectivities for application software. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 22(2), 215–229.
- Lesage, F. (2015). Middlebroware, Fiberculture. FJC 182.
- Lesage, F. (2015). “A Cultural Biography of Application Software”, in Paterson, C., D. Lee, A. Saha, & A. Zoellner (Eds.), Advancing Media Production Research: Shifting Sites, Methods, and Politics (pp. 217–232). London: Palgrave McMillan.
- Lesage, F. & Rinfret, L. (2015). Shifting Media Imaginaries of the Web. First Monday, 20(10). Retrieved from
- Lesage, F. & Smirnova, S. (2015). “Keeping up” through Teaching and Learning Media Software: “Introducing” Photoshop. Canadian Journal of Communication, 40(2), 223–241.
- Lesage, F. & Hackett, R.. (2014) “Between Objectivity and Openness—the mediality of data journalism”, Media & Communication, 2(2), pp. 42-54.
- Lesage, F. & Hackett, R.. (2013) “Between Objectivity and Openness—the mediality of data journalism”, Media & Communication, 1(1), pp. 39-50.
- Lesage, F. (2013). “The Artist as User, the Artist as Designer”, International Journal of Arts and Technology, 6(2), pp. 152-166.
- Lesage, F. (2013). “Cultural Biographies and Excavations of Media: Context and process”, Special Issue: Emerging Digital Methods, Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 57(1), pp. 81-96.
- Lesage, F. (2011). “Telepresence and its transparent infrastructures”, Digital Creativity, 22(2), pp. 103-114.
- Marshall, J., Airantzis, D., Angus, A., Bryan-Kinns, N., Fencott, R., Lane, G., Lesage, F., Martin, K., Roussos, G., Taylor, J., Warren, L., Woods, O. (2010). “Sensory Threads”, Leonardo 43(2), pp. 196-197.
Other selected work
Poyntz, S. R., & Lesage, F. (2016). Television and the meaning of “live”: An enquiry into the human situation, by Paddy Scannell. Popular Communication, 0(0), 1–4.
Lesage, F. (2012). Review: Alien Phenomenology, or What It's Like to Be a Thing (2012) by Ian Bogost, Culture Machine. October 2012.
- Canadian Media Fund Trend Blog contributor.
- Measure Once, Cut Twice : a case study of Snout by Frederik Lesage
- Telling Worlds: a critical text
- For more publications, please consult my Academia.edu profile: https://sfu.academia.edu/FrederikLesage