Marussiac /Tomáš Marušiak/ is a Slovak artist and university educator in creating new media. He was born on 21 April 1980 in Kosice and, after graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava in 2004 (The Open Studio of Professor Rudolf Sikora ), he was teaching in the Department of Fine Arts and Intermedia at the Faculty of Visual Arts TUKE in Košice at the Studio of New Media as an assistant professor. In 2004-2005 he was one of the main creators of the first university department of new media art in Slovakia. Professionally he focuses on the creation of 3D computer art, AI Art and research of artificial aesthetics and neuroscience. He is the originator of many international projects in the field of art and design. His works have been published in various international editions. He has been the Director of the Institute of visual arts Cultcode, since 2004. He is currently conducting research in the field of neuroaesthetics and artificial aesthetics at Masaryk University in Brno.