* 1948 in Cleveland, Ohio; has been working as an electronic composer and media artist since 1971. Studies of Fine Arts, Antioch College, and music with Robert Ashley. He has been a video game designer for Atari Inc. and Scholastic Software. He has taught at Mills College, Wesleyan University, San Francisco State University and the New York State College of Ceramics; Assistant Professor for electronic media at Stanford University. His works often deal with relationships between physics, aesthetics and social history of the media. DeMarinis' works position themselves in an realm between conceptual, critical reflection and playful yet sensual qualities.