Horea Avram is an art historian, media theorist and independent curator. He obtained a PhD in Art History and Communication Studies from McGill University, Canada. He researches and writes about new media, representation theory and visual culture. His most recent publications include “Augmented Reality” in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (2014) and “The Visual Regime of Augmented Space” in Theorizing Visual Studies: Writing Through the Discipline (2013). He has published essays in Cultura: International Journal of Philosophy of Culture and Axiology, M/C Media and Culture Journal, and International Journal of Arts and Technology, among others. He has curated numerous exhibitions, most notably at the Venice Biennale in 1999, and was Research Fellow of the New Europe College Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, 2017-2018. He teaches at the Department of Cinema and Media of Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.