Miltos Manetas is a Greek-born artist and theorist whose work explores the representation and the aesthetics of the information society. He attended the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera from 1985 to 1989. Manetas is the Founder of the Art Movement Neen, a pioneer of Machinima and an instigator of Internet Art. In 2009 he started the Internet Pavilion of the Venice Biennial and from 2011 he directs the MACROeo (electronicOrphanage at the MACRO Musem in Rome) Manetas's work- according to Lev Manovich- can be placed within a well-established tradition in modern painting (representing modern people in their particular modern settings). Miltos Manetas lives and works in Rome and New York.