The fourth International Conference on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology was hosted by FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) and held in Liverpool, UK, from 28th September to 30th September 2011. In collaboration with academic partners: Liverpool John Moores University, CRUMB at the University of Sunderland, the Universities of the West of Scotland and Lancaster, and the Database of Virtual Art at the Dept. for Image Science. Part of Media Art History series. Conference chair: Mike Stubbs.