Iván Marino, 1968, Rosario (Argentina). He is an artist with wide international recognition, professor and researcher working in the audiovisual and digital art field (PhD, Summa Cum Laude in Communication Sciences with European Certificaton). Marino studied cinema in his native country. Between 1990-1995 he had received several grants and fellowships from Rockefeller & MacArthur & Antorchas foundations to research and produce audiovisual works linked to the concept of “new media” and “digital art”. He was invited as Visiting Fellow in 1997 by the Filminstitut (Universität der Künste), in order to research and produce experimental films. In 1998-1999 he was also invited as Visiting Scholar by the School of Theater, Film and Television(University of California, Los Angeles), in order to study and produce works in the field of media art. In 2000 Marino migrate to Spain with a grant from ESDI/Ramon Llull University, given to promote his research in Art and Society. Between 2002 and 2008 he did academic stays en ZKM (Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe) y el KHM (Kunsthochschule für Medien, Colonia). He has been living in Barcelona since the year 2000, devoted to artistic production, research and teaching in the realm of University. Together with these research activities and audiovisual productions, Marino has also coordinated and participated in international art projects related to culture, technology and society, receiving the support of major institutions and agencies—European Commission, Culture 2000 Programs, Government of Catalunya, Government of Spain, among others—. His artistic work has received important international awards and has been exhibited in prominent art fairs and festivals.