Olga Goriunova is a scholar and a curator in the fields of digital media arts and cultures, based in Moscow. She currently teaches audiovisual arts, sociology of art and media theory in Moscow City University and Moscow State University of Humanities and has recently completed her Ph.D. 'Art Platforms. The constitution of cultural and artistic currents on the Internet' in Media Lab, University of Art and Design Helsinki. She is a co-organizer of Readme software art festivals (Moscow, Helsinki, Aarhus, Dortmund) <http://readme.runme.org>; a co-organizer of software art repository Runme.org and an author of numerous publications on digital art and aesthetics, software cultures, Russian Internet, and various other topics.