Sadie Plant

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Sadie Plant
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Plant in 2012
Born 1 January 1964
Birmingham, England
Residence Biel, Switzerland
Occupation Author and Scholar
Known for
  • The Most Radical Gesture
  • Zeroes + Ones
  • Writing on Drugs

Sadie Plant (born 1 January 1964 in Birmingham, England[1]) is a British author and philosopher.[1]

She earned her PhD in Philosophy from the University of Manchester in 1989, then taught at the University of Birmingham's Department of Cultural Studies (formerly the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies) before going on to found the Cybernetic Culture Research Unit at the University of Warwick, where she was a faculty member. Her original research was on the Situationist International, and she contributed to the Situationist-inspired magazine Here and Now (published between 1985 and 1994), before turning her attention to the social potential of cyber-technology.

Sadie Plant left the University of Warwick in 1997 to write full-time. She published a cultural history of drug use and control, and a report on the social effects of mobile phones, as well as articles in publications as varied as the Financial Times, Wired, Blueprint, and Dazed and Confused. She was interviewed as one of the 'People to Watch' in the Winter 2000–2001 issue of Time.



  1. ^ a b "Sadie Plant". British Council. 2011. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 

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