Maria Mencia is a media artist, scholar and Senior Lecturer in New Media Theory and Digital Media Practice in the School of Performance and Screen Studies at Kingston University, UK. She is a Member of he Electronic Literature Organization Board of Directors.
Research Areas: Her practice-based research is at the intersection of language, art and digital technology. It explores multimodal digital textualities, digital media grammars and the reader’s engagement. It is trans-disciplinary, bringing together different cultural, artistic and literary traditions such as: linguistics, translation, fine art, film, visual, concrete and sound poetry, with digital poetics, electronic writing, and new media art theories and practices. Her practice includes interactive installations, performances, net.art, sound-generated poems, interactive generative narratives and visualisation poetics.