Stephan Schwingeler is a Professor for Media Science at the HAWK University of Applied Sciences in Hildesheim. The art historian and media scientist with a focus on image science, media art and computer games is one of the international pioneers of Game Studies. Schwingeler’s curatorial profile includes in particular computer games, contemporary art, media art, video, film, virtual reality and all forms of digital media. Schwingeler’s research focuses on computer games and art, computer games as artistic material, history and art history of computer games, media spaces, virtual reality, computer games and museology, image science, art and media theory.