Aldo Tolino is a media-philosopher and media-artist. His work and research is focused on the intersections of media-theory, art and games, especially user-collaboration, social networks, player-created artifacts, as well as in-game activism. In 2008, he received a PhD from the University for Applied Arts Vienna. His area of expertise as a university professor and teacher are the topics media literacy and media design. As a freelance artist he explores digital and analog textures and has realized various game-based art projects.