Francis Hunger’s practice combines artistic research and media theory with the capabilities of narration through installations, radio plays and performances and internet-based art. Currently he is a researcher for the project »Training The Archive« at Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund, critically examining the use of AI, statistics and pattern recognition for art and curating. In 2022 he co-curated with Inke Arns and Marie Lechner the exhibition »House of Mirrors – Artificial Intelligence as Phantasm« at HMKV, Dortmund. His Ph.D. at Bauhaus University Weimar developed a media archeological genealogy of database technology and practices. In Wintersemester 2022/23 Francis was guest professor at the Intermedia program of the Hungarian Academy for Visual Arts, Budapest.