Patrick Lichty is an Assistant Professor of Multimedia Zayed University, Abu Dhabi. He obtained his MFA from Bowling Green State University, in Bowling Green, Ohio, USA. Patrick is media artist, curator, and theorist exploring how media shape our perception of reality. He is a CalArts/Herb Alpert Fellow, Fulbright finalist, and Whitney and Venice Biennial exhibitor. He is included in key books on Virtual and Augmented Reality, including the Oxford Handbook of Virtuality.