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Lev Manovich

Dr. Lev Manovich is one the leading theorists of digital culture worldwide, and a pioneer in application of data science for analysis of contemporary culture. He is the author and editor of ten books including Instagram and Contemporary Image, Data Drift, Software Takes Commandv, Soft Cinema: Navigating the Database, and The Language of New Media, which was described as "the most suggestive and broad ranging media history since Marshall McLuhan." He was included in the list of "25 People Shaping the Future of Design" (Complex) in 2013 and the list of "50 Most Interesting People Building the Future" (The Verge in 2014. Manovich is a professor of Computer Science at The Graduate Center, CUNY, and a Director of the Cultural Analytics Lab.