Joanna Zylinska is a writer, artist and curator, as well as Professor of New Media and Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London. The author of six books – including Nonhuman Photography (MIT Press, 2017, forthcoming), Minimal Ethics for the Anthropocene (Open Humanities Press, 2014, e-version freely available) and Life after New Media: Mediation as a Vital Process(with Sarah Kember; MIT Press, 2012) – she is also a translator of Stanislaw Lem's philosophical treatise, Summa Technologiae(Minnesota UP, 2013). In 2013 she was Artistic Director of Transitio_MX05 'Biomediations', the biggest Latin American new media festival, which took place in Mexico City. Her own art practice involves experimenting with different kinds of photomedia. She is also currently exploring “the end of man”, in all its tragicomical aspects.