Paranomasia is a misspelling of παρονομασία (paronomasía), a Greek term meaning “play upon words which sound alike”, which is also a fitting description for what I spend most of my time doing.


I have been moving back and forth between Europe and the Greater China area for ten years or so, studying contemporary media practices, practicing improvisation and fighting chronic tsundoku. I have a PhD in Sociology from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and I recently spent two years as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica.

I research, write about and teach different combinations of the following things: