Charlie Gere is Professor of Media Theory and History in the Lancaster Institute for Contemporary Arts, Lancaster University. He is the author of Digital Culture (2002), Art, Time and Technology (2006), and Community without Community in Digital Culture (2012), as well as co-editor of White Heat Cold Technology (2009), Art Practice in a Digital Culture (2010), as well as many book chapters and journal papers. He has co-curated exhibitions both in Britain and abroad. His latest monograph, is Unnatural Theology: Religion, Art, and Media after the Death of God (Bloomsbury, forthcoming). He is currently writing two books, one tentatively entitled I Hate the Lake District, and the other, Living at the World’s End.