Lev Manovich is an Associate Professor at the Visual Arts Department, University of California, San Diego where he teaches courses in new media art and
theory. He is the author of The Language of New Media ( MIT Press, 2001) and Tekstura: Russian Essays on Visual Culture (Chicago UP, 1993). Manovich
has been working with computer media as an artist, computer animator, designer, and programmer since 1984. His art projects include little movies, the
first digital film project designed for the Web (1994-), Freud-Lissitzky Navigator a conceptual software for navigating twentieth century history and
Anna and Andy (2000) a streaming novel.