Marina Gržinić and Aina Šmid work together since 22 years. They have presented and exhibited their videos and video installations in more than 100 video festivals throughout the world and have received several major awards for their video productions. They have collaborated on more than 40 video art and media installations and performance projects. Independently they have directed several video documentaries and television productions.

Marina Gržinić (1958) is a doctor of philosophy and works as a researcher at the Institute of Philosophy at the ZRC SAZU (Scientific and Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Art) in Ljubljana. Gržinić is a Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. She also works as a freelance media theorist, art critic and curator. She has (co)edited 13 books on theory, new media and philosophy.

Aina Šmid (1957) is a professor of art history and works as an editor of a design/architecture magazine in Ljubljana.
In 2003 Gržinić / Šmid held their most comprehensive video retrospective presentation to date at the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany.