Joseph De­Lappe is a Pro­fes­sor of the De­part­ment of Art at the Uni­ver­sity of Nevada (USA) where he di­rects the Dig­i­tal Media pro­gram. Work­ing with elec­tronic and new media since 1983, his work in on­line gam­ing per­for­mance and electro­mechan­i­cal in­stal­la­tion have been shown through­out the United States and abroad – in­clud­ing ex­hi­bi­tions and per­for­mances in Aus­tralia, the United King­dom, China, Ger­many, Spain, Bel­gium, the Nether­lands and Canada. In 2006 he began the pro­ject dead-in-iraq, to type con­sec­u­tively, all names of Amer­ica’s mil­i­tary ca­su­al­ties from the war in Iraq into the Amer­ica’s Army first per­son shooter on­line re­cruit­ing game. He also di­rects the pro­ject, an on­go­ing web based ex­hi­bi­tion and open call for pro­posed memo­ri­als to the many thou­sand of civil­ian ca­su­al­ties from the war in Iraq.  He has lec­tured through­out the world re­gard­ing his work, in­clud­ing most re­cently at the Mu­seum of Mod­ern Art in New York City. He has been in­ter­viewed on CNN, NPR, CBC, the Aus­tralian Broad­cast­ing Cor­po­ra­tion and on The Rachel Mad­dow Show on Air Amer­ica Radio. His works have been fea­tured in the New York Times, The Aus­tralian Morn­ing Her­ald, Artweek, Art in Amer­i­can and in the 2010 book from Rout­ledge en­ti­tled Joy­stick Sol­diers: The Pol­i­tics of Play in Mil­i­tary Video Game.