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is an artist, Associate Professor for Design + Computation Arts at Concordia University in Montreal and a researcher with the Hexagram Institute for Research-Creation in Media Arts. Salter studied economics and philosophy at Emory University and received his Ph.D. in the areas of theater and computer-generated sound at Stanford University. He was also visiting professor at Brown University, the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and the KhM (Cologne). After collaborating with Peter Sellars and William Forsythe/Ballett Frankfurt, he co-founded and directed the art and research organization Sponge (1997-2003), whose works stretched between performance, installation, scientific research and publication. His solo and collaborative work has been seen at such venues as the Venice Architecture Biennale, Ars Electronica, Todays Art, Villette Numerique, EMPAC, Transmediale, EXIT Festival, Place des Arts, Elektra, Shanghai Dance Festival, V2_,  among others. He regularly presents at national and international conferences, has given invited talks at universities and festivals worldwide and has sat on numerous juries including NIME, ISEA and the Prix Ars Electronica. His book Entangled: Technology and the Transformation of Performance was published in Spring 2010 from MIT Press.


Christopher Salter is part of the following modules of Berlin Sonic Places:
modul III | 18. August 2012