Martin Backes is a Berlin-based artist, designer, performer, composer and lecturer. He studied Media Art & Design as well as Sound Studies at the University of Arts (UdK) in Berlin. In his works, he often uses media technologies to reflect certain functionalities, effects, ideologies and human perception.
Backes's cross-border and experimental field of activity in the intermediate area of art and science ranges from sculptural and multimedia sound works to interventions in public spaces and installations, as well as radio plays and computer/video works. His work has been shown at numerous international exhibitions and festivals.