Claus Gunti is an art historian and lecturer at University of Art and Design Lausanne (écal). His research primarily focusses on the intersection of art and technology, new forms of photographic practices, recent developments in imaging technologies (drones, CGI, VR or GAN imagery) and digital culture. He currently works on the Automated Photography research project at écal. His recent writing includes texts on Alan Bogana, Julian Charrière, the digital portrait and online exhibitions during the pandemic. Both his books Digital Image Systems. Photography and New Technologies at the Düsseldorf School and Introduction à l’étude des cultures numériques, a reader on digital culture co-edited with Raphaël Baroni, came out in 2020.