Christopher Salter received his PhD in the areas of theater and computer-generated sound at Stanford University. His research and artistic practice investigates the role of real time sound, image and technologies of interaction within the context of responsive environments and performance. He was awarded the Fulbright and Alexander von Humboldt Chancellor grants for research/work in Germany between 1993 -1995. After collaborating with Peter Sellars and William Forsythe, he co-founded the art and research organization Sponge. His work has been shown internationally at Ars Electronica, Transmediale, Villette Numerique, V2, DTW/New York and SIGGRAPH, among others and has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, ID and Leonardo magazines. Salter has given invited talks at Banff Center for the Arts, Ars Electronica, ZKM, Brown University, Stanford University, Goldsmiths College, Amherst College, the Rhode Island School of Design, Transmediale, HfG Karlsruhe, SubtleTechnologies-Toronto, SLS, NIME 03, among others. He has been visiting professor at Brown University and RISD and is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Design and Computation Arts at Concordia University, Montreal.