Annick Bureaud, lives and works in Paris, France. Theoretician and art critic in new media art. Director of Olats (The Leonardo Observatory for the Arts and Techno-Sciences, Leonardo French website at http://www.olats.org). Editor of IDEA online (International Directory of Electronic Arts, http://nunc.com). Regular column on electronic arts in the French contemporary art magazine ART Press. Teacher (Art school of Aix-en-Provence; ENSCI, Paris Design School; guest lecturer at the School of the Art Institute Chicago and the University of Quebec in Montreal). Email: email@example.com.