Holger Briel is Graduate Programme Director in the School of Film and TV Arts at Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University, Suzhou. He
has taught and conducted research at many universities in the UK, the USA, Germany, Austria, Greece, Cyprus, The Philippines,
South Africa and China and has written books and articles on Digital Media, Cultural Changes in the Digital World, Media Theory
and Intercultural Communication. His latest book, VisionBytes, re-evaluates vision in the digital era and will be published in
2020. Apart from teaching in the academy, he has also engaged in fieldwork for digital ethnography and oral history in
countries such as Cyprus, Borneo, Russia and China, recording and analysing how indigenous people live in deeply mediated
world and how their expressions of their lives have changed and are changing accordingly.