Nadezhda Bey is a VR artist and performer, as well as a professor in the Art & Science program at ITMO University. She teaches disciplines related to digital art and virtual worlds. Since 2021, Nadezhda has been developing the InterActive Virtual Reality Laboratory. She has participated in international exhibitions and festivals of contemporary technological art and was awarded the ASTA Prize in the VR/AR category. She was nominated for the Kuryokhin–2022 Award in two categories: “Grand Prix” and “Best Media Object.” She frequently speaks as a speaker and expert on topics related to art, creative education, and new technologies.