Metacritic Journal

for Comparative Studies and Theory

ISSN 2457 – 8827
Narvika Bovcon,   Aleš Vaupotič

Narvika Bovcon, Aleš Vaupotič

Narvika Bovcon received her PhD at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, on studies of new media art and design theory. She is a researcher at the Laboratory of Computer Vision, Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana, and Associate Professor for courses in graphic and new media design. She has authored several new media art projects that were exhibited in Slovenia and abroad in art galleries and at international festivals. She has written the book Umetnost v svetu pametnih strojev [Art in the World of Smart Machines, 2009] and several scientific papers. Aleš Vaupotič is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nova Gorica, the dean of the School of Humanities, and the head of the Research Centre for Humanities. He holds a PhD in Comparative Literature, and a MA in Video and New Media Art, both from the University of Ljubljana. His research fields include nineteenth-century realist literature, twentieth-century realism, new media theory, discourse theory and Peircean semiotics. He is a member of executive committees of European Network for Comparative Literary Studies (REELCS/ENCLS) and of Slovene Comparative Literature Association. In his work he combines artistic and scholarly approaches. As an artist he works in video and new media.