Professor Larissa Hjorth is an artist and digital ethnographer. She is Deputy Dean of R&I in the School of Media & Communication, RMIT University. Since 2000, Hjorth has been researching the socio-cultural dimensions of mobile media in the Asia–Pacific, as outlined in her books: Mobile Media in the Asia-Pacific, Games & Gaming, Online@AsiaPacific (with M. Arnold), Understanding Social Media (with S. Hinton) and Gaming in Social, Locative and Mobile Media (with I. Richardson). In 2014, she co-edited Art in the Asia Pacific: Intimate Publics. Hjorth has exhibited widely in the Asia-Pacific.