Kazys Varnelis is an artist, designer, and scholar. His focusses on the impact of digital technology on everyday life. He holds a PhD in the History of Architecture and Urban Development from Cornell University and is the founder and Director of the Network Architecture Lab and co-founder of AUDC , entities that are both think tanks and practices, conducting research, producing publications, and exhibitions. With AUDC he has published Blue Monday: Absurd Realities and Natural Histories and exhibited at High Desert Test Sites and other venues. With the Network Architecture Lab , he has edited the Infrastructural City. Networked Ecologies in Los Angeles and Networked Publics and exhibited at the New Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and held a major exhibition at the Contemporary Art Centre in Vilnius, Lithuania. He taught for a decade each at the Southern California Institute of Architecture and Columbia University and is a founding faculty member of the School of Architecture at the University of Limerick, Ireland.