Michael Mandiberg is an interdisciplinary artist, designer and scholar whose work employs each of these methodologies, in part to investigate the significance of their overlap. He creates conceptual art projects, design objects, and publications that explore collaboration, Free Culture, appropriation, environmentalism, and pedagogy. He sold all of his possessions online on Shop Mandiberg, made perfect copies of copies on AfterSherrieLevine.com, and created web browser plugins that highlight the environmental costs of a global economy on TheRealCosts.com. He is the co-author of Digital Foundations and Collaborative Futures. A recipient of fellowships and commissions from Eyebeam, Rhizome.org, and Turbulence.org, his work has been exhibited at the New Museum, Ars Electronica, ZKM, and Transmediale. He is an Assistant Professor at the College of Staten Island/CUNY and on the Doctoral Faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center. He lives, works, and rides his bicycle in Brooklyn. His work lives at Mandiberg.com.