Welcome to the website of artist, multi-disciplinary technologist, hacker, and composer Martin Backes

NUIT BLANCHE PARIS 2019 Exhibition

My installation ‘What do machines sing of?’ will be part of this years Nuit blanche in Paris (France). ‘Nuit Blanche – edition 18’ will take place at Le Centquatre-Paris on october 5th, 2019. It`s bascially a sort of pre-opening on October 5th, 2019 of the following ‘BIENNIAL OF […]

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WHITEBOX Exhibition

My installation ‘What do machines sing of?’ will be shown next as part of a group show called ‘Pandora’s Box Opened’ at whiteBOX in Munich. So if you happen to be around for the opening, see you there!

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VIENNA BIENNALE 2019 Exhibition

I am really happy to announce that my Pixelhead artwork will be part of the upcoming VIENNA BIENNALE 2019 edition. The work will be on display at the MAK DESIGN LAB in Vienna (Austria) for at least the next two years.

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IT’S A BOOK 2019 Exhibition & Audiowalk

I am presenting my latest work „I am sitting in a machine;“ at ‘It’s a book 2019‘ in Leipzig, Germany. It will be presented differently this time. You can experience the work in the form of an audio walk instead of a net art piece or a dubplate […]

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NEW MEDIA GALLERY Exhibition

My installation „What do machines sing of?“ will be shown at this wonderful place called NEW MEDIA GALLERY. The exhibition takes place 20 October — 22 December in Vancouver, Canada. More information after the click.

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MÈQ FESTIVAL Exhibition

My installation „What do machines sing of?“ will be part of this years „MÈQ FESTIVAL – Festival international d’art numérique performatif et de création audiovisuelle contemporaine“ in Montpellier (France). MÈQ FESTIVAL takes place 12 October — 14 October at Humain trop humain CDN Montpellier. I will also give […]

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CTM 2017 Festival Exhibition

My work „What do machines sing of?“ will be part of the CTM Festival Edition 2017 in Berlin (Germany). CTM Festival’s 18th edition takes place 27 January – 5 February 2017 at various venues in Berlin.

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Blackout Privacy – Conference and Exhibition

I’ve been invited by Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt to give a talk about privacy and to show one related artwork of mine in the context of their first ‚Blackout Privacy‘ conference and exhibition. Unfortunately, due to time issues, I had to cancel the talk, but my Pixelhead will be […]

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Faceless Expo

After Vienna and Amsterdam, FACELESS in smaller format as part of the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection – CPDP comes to Brussels at De Markten. Opening on 21st of January. The exhibition will be followed by a symposium, guided tours and presentations.

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