Martin Rieser is a graduate of Bristol University English Literature) and Goldsmiths College (Fine Art) and Atelier 17, Paris. He was short-listed for TRACE new media writing fellowship and Clark's digital bursary in 2003. In 2004 he was awarded the Arts Council England's United Artists Senior Research Fellowship and Residency at Coventry University and received an AHRB research grant to write a book on Mobile artworks and to create a new interactive work "Hosts". He has exhibited and presented papers widely, including ISEA (1994,5,6,7,2002) and has curated various exhibitions including 'Electronic Print' the first international exhibition of its kind (Arnolfini 1989). Co-editor of new Screen Media; Cinema/Art/Narrative (BFI/ZKM)2002. He currently works at Bath Spa University College at Bath School of Art and Design as Professor in Digital Arts and was Principal Lecturer in Digital Media at Napier University in Edinburgh at the Department of Photography, Film, and Television 1997-2000. in post as Senior Lecturer in Electronic Media at UWE Bristol between 1986 -1998. He set up one of the first post-graduate courses in the UK in Digital Art and Imaging at the City of London Polytechnic 1980-85