Professor Edward Scheer is Director of Research in the School of the Arts and Media at the University of New South Wales, Australia. He has written essays on art and aesthetics for the AGNSW, Documenta 13, the Biennale of Sydney and the Auckland Triennial as well as The Sydney Morning Herald and The Monthly. He is author of Scenario, a study of new work from the iCinema Project (UNSW Press/ZKM, 2011), Multimedia Performance (Palgrave 2012) with Rosie Klich and The Infinity Machine (Schwartz City Press, 2010) the first comprehensive account of Mike Parr's performance art. He is a member of the Australian Research Council College of Experts (2013-2015). From 2007-2011, he was President of PSi (Performance Studies international).