Curt Cloninger is a writer, artist, and Associate Professor of New Media at the University of North Carolina Asheville. His art has been featured in the New York Times and at festivals and galleries from Korea to Brazil. Exhibition and performance venues include Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), Whitney Museum of American Art (New York), Granoff Center for The Creative Arts (Brown University), Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art (Chicago), Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (Asheville), and the internet. His essays have been published in Performance Research, Intelligent Agent, Mute, Paste, Tekka, Rhizome Digest, A List Apart, Textshop Experiments, and on ABC World News. Some Ways of Making Nothing is his fifth book. His writing and art may be accessed at lab404.com, playdamage.org, and deepyoung.org.