Mariela Yeregui (Argentina, 1966) graduated in Arts from the University of Buenos Aires and the Film School of the National Institute of Cinematography. She spent seven years on the Ivory Coast where she also obtained a Masters Degree in Literature. As a recipient of a year-long grant from the Antorchas Foundation, she worked in the Hypermedia Studio Department of Film and TV at UCLA. She has also effected a residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts (Alberta, Canada), where she produced a number of works related to digital and telematic arts. Epithelia has been exhibited around the world and has received numerous awards. Her reflection and artwork is focused on systems of dialogue and interaction, sensory environments and the construction of identities within such contexts.