Lioudmila Voropai, Dr. phil., is a philosopher, media theorist and art critic. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Art Theory and Media Philosophy at the University of Arts and Design (HfG) in Karlsruhe. Her research interests comprise theory of contemporary art and digital culture, critical theory and comparative studies in cultural, educational and science policy. Her last book „Media Art as a By-Product: Notes on the Institutional Genealogy of New Artistic Media, Forms and Practices“ was published recently by Transcript Verlag.