Tincuta Heinzel is an artist, designer and researcher. She completed her PhD in 2012 at Paris 1 University (France) with a thesis on electronic and reactive textiles’ aesthetics. Under what she labels as “aesthetics of imperceptibility,” Tincuta investigates the aesthetic issues of nano-materiality and design’s new roles as operator between scales. She initiated, curated, and or coordinated several projects, such as “Artists in Industry” (Bucharest, 2011–2013), “Haptosonics” (Oslo, 2013) or “Repertories of (in)discreetness” (Budapest – Bucharest 2013-2015). She is presently a senior lecturer at Loughborough University in the UK.