Curt Cloninger is an artist, writer, and designer living in western North Carolina. His art undermines language as a system of meaning in order to reveal it as an embodied force in the world. Cloninger is an Assistant Professor of Multimedia Arts & Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. His work has been featured in I.D. Magazine, The New York Times, ABC World News, and at festivals and galleries from Korea to Brazil. Exhibition venues include Digital Art Museum [DAM] Berlin, L’Instituto de México à Paris, and The Art Gallery of Knoxville. Cloninger also maintains http://lab404.com , http://playdamage.org , and http://deepyoung.org in order to facilitate a more lively remote dialogue with the Sundry Essences of Wonder.