Ricardo Mbarkho is a Lebanese artist, researcher, and lecturer. His career is linked to conceptual art, video, and new media. In his work, he explores information and communication through the mutation of cultural industries into creative industries. Ricardo Mbarkho questions the sociopolitical space, using pixels as a representative of a critic analysis on control systems. His artworks and lectures are presented as part of prestigious art events worldwide. Ricardo Mbarkho received his Diplomas from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts and Ecole Supérieure d’Etudes Cinématographiques, Paris, and from Institut of Fine Arts – Lebanese University, Beirut. He also completed an exchange study program at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Currently, he teaches at the Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts, and the Lebanese University, Beirut.