Marina Gržinić, PhD, is a philosopher, artist and theoretician. She lives in Ljubljana, Slovenia and works in Ljubljana and Vienna. She is Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, Institute of Fine Arts, Post Conceptual Art Practices and a research director at the Institute of Philosophy at ZRC SAZU (Scientific and Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Art) in Ljubljana. She also works as a freelance media theorist, art critic and curator. Her most recent book is Necropolitics, Racialization and Global Capitalism: A Historicization of Biopolitics and a Forensics of Politics, Art and Life, co-authored with Šefik Tatlić (LEXINGTON BOOKS, USA, 2014). In collaboration with Aina Šmid, Gržinić has, since 1982, produced more than 40 video art projects, a short film, numerous video and media installations, several websites and an interactive CD-ROM (ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany).