Martin Backes, is a Berlin-based artist, creative technologist, designer, hacker and composer. He studied Media Art & Design as well as Sound Studies at the University of Arts in Berlin. Backes cross-border and experimental field of activity in the intermediate area of art, science, technology and culture ranges from sculptural and multimedia sound works to interventions in public spaces and installations, as well as radio plays and computer/video works. Besides his experimental work, he is working as a creative director & technologist, audiovisual consultant, sound & media designer and lecturer. Martin Backes is co-founder of aconica – a studio and laboratory as well as a creative workshop constantly working on commercial, artistic and independent projects in the fields of culture, industry and research.