Gregory Bennett is currently Head of Department for Digital Design and Visual Arts at the School of Art & Design at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. His academic teaching and research include collaborative work on Virtual Reality projects in science, heritage and health. He is also a digital artist who works with 3D animation, motion capture, and interactive and immersive technologies. He has exhibited internationally in New Zealand, Australia, the USA, and Europe, including ISEA, Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Supernova, Currents, AA|LA Gallery, Centre for Contemporary Photography, and his work is represented in both public and private collections.