First floor conference room of the Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett building.
Dr. Marina Grzinic is a philosopher, artist and theoretician. She lives in Ljubljana, Slovenia and works in Ljubljana and Vienna. Marina Grzinic is 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. She also works as freelance media theorist, art critic and curator. Marina Grzinic has been involved with video art since 1982. In collaboration with Aina Smid, Grzinic produced more than 40 video art projects, short films, numerous video and media installations, several websites and an interactive CD-ROM (ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany). Her publications include: Une fiction reconstruite. Europe de l'Est, post-socialisme et rÈtro-avant-garde [Fiction Reconstructed. Eastern Europe, Postsocialism and Retro avantgarde] (2004), Situated Contemporary Art Practices, Art, Theory and Activism from (the East of) Europe (2005) Aesthetics of Cyberspace and the Effects of De-realization (2005) as well as the co- edited volumes: New-Media Technology, Science, and Politics: The Video Art of Marina Grzinic and Aina Smid (2009), and New Feminism: Worlds of Feminism, Queer and Networking Conditions (2008).