Marianne R. Petit is an artist and educator whose work explores fairy tales, anatomical obsessions, and collective storytelling through mechanical books that combine animation and paper craft. Her interests are in combining technology, traditional book arts, and sequential storytelling to create new forms of narrative for the 21st century. Marianne’s artwork has appeared internationally in festivals and exhibitions, been featured in publications such as Hyperallergic, Make, and Wired, and broadcast on IFC and PBS. Her movable books can be found in numerous museum and library collections including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the British Library, the Berlin Public Library, Boston Library, as well as numerous University and private collections. She is an Associate Arts Professor at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Interactive Media Arts and ITP programs.