PAOLO GRANATA is professor of Digital Catalogues for Cultural Heritage at the Post-Graduate Specialisation School for Art and Historic Heritage at the University of Bologna, where he also acts as academic coordinator. Since 2008 he has also taught Multimedia for Cultural Heritage at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna. In 2001 he authored the book Arte in Rete, the first rational guide on the art resources on the web ever published in Italy. In 2003 he founded the MultiLab educational laboratories on Humanistic Computing for the University of Bologna (Faculty of Humanities). Since 2005 he has worked for the research programme on Italian video art Videoart Yearbook. L’annuario della videoarte italiana, promoted by the Department of Visual Arts of the University of Bologna. His latest book, Arte, estetica e nuovi media, (2009), is a summary of his work for an interdisciplinary approach to new media developed over the years.