Boris Debackere is an artist and researcher lecturing at LUCA School of Arts, KU Leuven. He serves as head of production at V2_ Lab in Rotterdam, an instigator of artistic projects that interrogate and illuminate contemporary issues in art, science, technology, and society. His interdisciplinary practice revolves around the materiality and performativity of virtual environments. The focal point of his research is the experiential impact of new media that constitute our information society. Debackere received the Liedts-Meesen new media nomination, won the Georges Delete Prize for Best Original Music and Sound Design and received the Ensor Sound Design Award.