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

I am sitting in a machine;

I am really happy to present my new work „I am sitting in a machine;“. The work consists of two parts. One part is a web page application distributed via the Internet. The other part is a limited edition dubplate record consisting of 30 units.

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Sound for Video Installation

I cooperated with australian artist Petrina Hicks to work on a new video installation called „Hippy and the Snake“. I did all the recording, processing and sound design for the two-channel video installation.

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Irklang Exhibition

I exhibited a new site specific sound installation for public space called „Irklang“ at the Artsummer Schwaben 09, Kloster Irsee, Germany. Above are some photos about the work (setup, recording sessions and opening) and the place itself called Abbey Irsee. About Irklang Dimensions: variable Material: Mixed media sound […]

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