Emilio Vavarella was born in Monfalcone, Italy in 1989. His artistic practice focuses on issues of political philosophy and contemporary technological power. Through an interdisciplinary use of new media, he highlights the ambiguous spaces and hidden structures of power in our network society. Emilio graduated summa cum laude from both the University of Bologna with a B.A. in Visual, Cultural, and Media Studies, and from Iuav University of Venice with an M.A. in Visual Arts and study abroad fellowships at Bezalel Academy of Tel Aviv and Bilgi University of Istanbul. His work has been exhibited at Eyebeam, Siggraph Conference, European Media Art Festival, Japan Media Arts Festival, CultureHub Media Art Festival, GLITCH Festival, Biennial of the Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean, Boston Cyberarts Gallery, Jarach Gallery, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina, and has been published in ARTFORUM, Flash Art, Leonardo and WIRED. He currently lives and works in New York.