N. Adriana Knouf is an Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies at Wellesley College in Wellesley, MA. She is a media scholar and artist researching noise, interferences, boundaries, and limits in media technologies and communication. Her current research project, The Xenology Notebooks, explores practices of “making strange”in terrestrial and extraterrestrial media. This includes new performance works for humans, drones, satellites, and radio transmission. She is also the author of How Noise Matters to Finance (2016) and numerous scholarly articles about such varied topics as surveillance, networking, papermaking, radio, satellites, and video games and feminism.