Samuel Bianchini is an Artist and Associate Professor at École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs – Paris (EnsAD)/ PSL Université de recherche Paris Sciences et Lettres and and Associate Member of the Cluster of Excellence Matters of Activity at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Supporting the principle of an »operational aesthetic«, he works on the relationship between the most forward-looking technological »dispositifs«, modes of representation, new forms of aesthetic experiences, and sociopolitical organizations, often in collaboration with scientists, and natural science and engineering research laboratories. His works are regularly shown in Europe and across the world. After defending his PhD thesis in an art center with a solo exhibition, and, more recently, his accreditation to supervise research, Samuel Bianchini is now the head of the Reflective Interaction research group at EnsadLab, the laboratory of EnsAD, and the Co-Director of the »Chaire Arts & Sciences« recently founded with École Polytechnique and the Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation. He is a member of the SACRe Laboratory of PSL University and involved in its doctoral program for which he supervises the PhD in Art and Design. He is also member of the canadian research-creation network Hexagram.