Arianna stands outside in front of a geodesic glass dome. Their shirt is a black mock-neck with horizontal white stripes. They have bright orange dyed hair. They are smiling only slightly.

Arianna Gass (they/she) is an intermedia artist and scholar whose interests lie at the intersection of digital and embodied play. They explore embodiment from a technical perspective, examining the interface of on-screen and off-screen bodily performance in video games, as well as from a creative perspective, through the production of interactive multimedia performances. Their dissertation is tentatively titled "The Body in Play: Performance in and Through Video Games." They are currently a PhD Candidate in the English and Theater and Performance Studies programs at the University of Chicago. They are also a worker-owner of Philadelphia-based live performance group Obvious Agency