Karl Hansson is a senior lecturer and responsible for development of Hypermedia Studies at University of Skövde, Sweden. He received a Ph.D. in Cinema Studies from Stockholm University, and a DEA (Diplôme d’études approfondies) in Cinema Studies from Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris III. Has published the book The Figural and the Moving Image – On Aesthetics, Materiality and Media Technology in the Work of Jean Epstein, Bill Viola and Artintact, (2006, in Swedish with summary in English) and several articles in Swedish and international publications on for example Chris Marker's cd-rom Immemory and the use of slow motion in the films of Wong Kar-Wai.