Stephen Vitiello is professor and chair of Kinetic Imaging. He is also an electronic musician and media artist, whose sound installations have been presented internationally at MASS MoCA, the 2002 Whitney Biennial, the 2006 Biennial of Sydney, the Cartier Foundation, Paris and in public art spaces around the world. Vitiello has collaborated with such artists and musicians as Nam June Paik, Tony Oursler, Pauline Oliveros, Julie Mehretu, Steve Roden, Taylor Deupree and Ryuichi Sakamoto. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship for Fine Arts, Creative Capital funding in the category of Emerging Fields, and an Alpert/Ucross Award for Music. Vitiello earned his BA in English at the State University of New York at Purchase.