Helena De Preester studied at Ghent University and Université Libre de Bruxelles before completing her PhD in Philosophy at Ghent University (2004). She also holds a Master of Science in Psychology (Clinical Psychology) and is training as a psychotherapist. She is currently teaching at KASK & Conservatorium, and is visiting research professor at the department of Philosophy and Moral Science, Ghent University. Her research focuses on embodiment, subjectivity and awareness, technology and the intersections with the arts. See website for publications.