Michael Darroch is FQRSC post-doctoral Fellow at York University. He completed his PhD in the Department of Art History & Communication Studies at McGill University. His current research explores the relation between theatricality and mediality as part of a broader project to bridge the study of arts, technology and media. From 2000 to 2006, he was a researcher on 'The Culture of Cities' project (Toronto, Montreal, Dublin, Berlin).