Emilio Vavarella is a media artist-scholar whose work merges interdisciplinary art practice and theoretical research and is centered around the study of the relationship between humans and technological power. Emilio is currently working toward a PhD in Film and Visual Studies and Critical Media Practice at Harvard University. His artworks have been exhibited at many of the most prestigious festivals of media arts: Stuttgarter Filmwinter – Festival for Expanded Media (2017, 2016); BAM – Media Art Biennale (2015); NYEAF – New York Electronic Arts Festival (2015); EMAF – European Media Art Festival (2014), JMAF – Japan Media Arts Festival (2014); esteemed venues such as Villa Manin (2016); Museo Nacional Bellas Artes in Santiago (2015); National Art Center of Tokyo (2014); Jarach Gallery (2014); Eyebeam Art and Technology Center (2013); and the Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina (2013). His work has been discussed in books such as The New Aesthetic and Art: Constellations of the Postdigital and Behind the Smart World: Saving, Deleting and Resurfacing Data. Emilio’s work has also appeared in Leonardo, Digital Creativity, Visual Culture, and Visual Communication Quarterly. Additionally, Vavarella’s work has been frequently covered by global media outlets such as Wired (American, Italian, and Japanese editions), Artforum and Neural.