Mahir M. Yavuz is an ex­ter­nal se­nior re­searcher of media art and ar­chi­tec­ture in Ars Elec­tron­ica Fu­ture­lab. He is cur­rently en­gaged in doc­toral stud­ies in In­ter­face Cul­ture at Kun­stu­ni­ver­sität Linz. Be­sides giv­ing lec­tures at the same uni­ver­sity, he is also one of the prin­ci­pals of Newgray, a re­search & de­sign com­pany based in New York. His works have been ex­hib­ited in­ter­na­tion­ally at sev­eral in­sti­tu­tions and venues in­clud­ing the 49th Venice Bi­en­nial, the 8th In­ter­na­tional Is­tan­bul Bi­en­nial, Sig­graph, Ars Elec­tron­ica Fes­ti­vals, PS1/MoMA, Apexart, ZKM, Karl­sruhe, Ex­i­tart and Kunst-Werke, Berlin.