Roy Ascott is an artist whose work is invested in cybernetics, technoetics, and telematics. He is President of the Planetary Collegium, based at Plymouth University, and has held senior academic positions in North America, Europe and the UK. His international exhibitions range from the Venice Biennale to Ars Electronica. His theoretical work is widely published and extensively translated. His has advised media art institutions in Europe, Australia, South America, the USA, Japan, and Korea. He edits Technoetic Arts: a journal of speculative research (Intellect) and is Honorary Editor of Leonardo (MIT Press).