Philip Sanders is a digital/interactive artist, theorist, educator, and curator. His creative and research interests include digital art and media; the relationship between traditional, time-based, digital, and interactive arts; and the interaction of art, artist, audience, and the creation of meaning. His first interactive computer installation was in 1979, and his work has been exhibited with ACM SIGGRAPH, ISEA, Boston CyberArts, California Museum of Science, Kitchen, Alternate Media Center, Armageddon, Digital Salon, Cork Gallery at Lincoln Center, and Knitting Factory. He was cofounder and curator of RYO, an East Village experimental art and technology gallery, from 1984 to 1992 and organizer for the New York City site of International Painting Interactive 1992, in which 100 artists shared an Internet workspace from 14 sites worldwide. Sanders has been a presenter and panel chair at College Art Association, SIGGRAPH, and Images du Futur. He has taught digital art and interactive multimedia at the School of Visual Arts, Seton Hall University, the Gallatin School and the Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU, and the College of New Jersey, where he is Associate Professor of art and interactive multimedia and cofounder of the interactive multimedia major.