Prof. Dr Marina Grzinic lives in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She works as researcher at the Institute of Philosophy at the ZRC SAZU (Scientific and Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Art) in Ljubljana. She is Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, and also works as a freelance media theorist, art critic and curator. Marina Grzinic has been involved with video art since 1982. In collaboration with Aina Smid she has produced more than 30 video art projects, a short film, numerous video and media installations, Internet websites and an interactive CD-ROM (ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany). During the 1997--1998 academic year, she held the Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research of the Japan Society for the Advancement of Science in Tokyo. She was based at the Tokyo Institute of Polytechnic, where she worked and researched at Prof. Machiko Kusahara's Media Lab. Grzinic took part in the Apex Art Residency Program, New York, April 2001. Presently she is the co-curator/advisor of the Kyoto Biennale 2003, active within the director team of the Kyoto Biennale, led by the Director of the Biennale, Prof. Hiroshi Yoshioka.