Chris Salter

Chris Salter is an artist, University Research Chair in New Media, Technology and the Senses, Co-Director of the Hexagram network for Research-Creation in Media Arts and Technology in Montreal and Associate Professor in the Department of Design and Computation Arts at Concordia. He studied philosophy and economics at Emory University and completed a PhD in directing/dramatic criticism at Stanford University where he also researched and studied at CCRMA (Centre for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics0. He collaborated with Peter Sellars and William Forsythe/Frankfurt Ballet. His work has been seen all over the world at such venues as the Venice Architecture Biennale, Chronus Art Center Shanghai, Vitra Design Museum, HAU-Berlin, BIAN 2014 (Montreal), LABoral, Lille 3000, CTM Berlin, National Art Museum of China, Ars Electronica, Villette Numerique, Todays Art, Transmediale, EXIT Festival (Maison des Arts, Creteil-Paris) among many others. He is the author of Entangled: Technology and the Transformation of Performance (MIT Press, 2010) and Alien Agency: Experimental Encounters with Art in the Making(MIT Press, 2015).

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