Minka Stoyanova is an artist, technologist, and theorist. She holds bachelors degrees in Internet Applications Development and Studio Art from Tulane University and the University of New Orleans respectively. She completed her Masters of Fine Art (MFA) at the Glasgow School of Art, her PhD (Creative Media) at the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, and is an alumna of the Fulbright Research Scholar program in Bulgaria. Her artistic and academic research is focused on cyborg-based approaches to contemporary art and culture, and results in works that investigate the real and speculative effects of technology in society. She has presented artwork and published papers in a variety of national and international venues including Xi'an Museum of Contemporary Art (China), Clockenflap Music Festival (Hong Kong), the International Symposium of Electronic Art (Hong Kong), Transmediale (Berlin), Videoholica (Bulgaria), and FutureEverything (Manchester). As a 2020 Computing Innovation Fellow, Minka’s current, postdoctoral, research explores the possibilities of Augmented Reality in outdoor urban spaces.