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


My Augmented Reality / Mixed Reality (AR) work called ‘What do I know? I am just a machine?!’ will be shown at NRW-Forum Düsseldorf as part of the group exhibition ‘Welcome to Paradise’ starting from August 26.

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New Artwork: Music Automats

‘Music Automats’ grew out of the project NOOSTOPIA, a dance and theatre piece, I created together with the choreographer Moritz Ostruschnjak for Theater Bielefeld. The work is a interactive robotic sound installation that consists of several robotic instruments. The robots could be controlled in various ways, which includes […]

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THE WRONG TV Online Exhibition

The latest project to come out of The Wrong (which runs The Wrong Digital Art Biennale) is The Wrong TV, a new online tv platform for digital art, music & culture, with 24/7 free live streaming. David Quiles Guilló reached out to Ben Grosser to curate a program […]

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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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Exhibition KlangLand 2010

I will be part of the groupshow KlangLand 2010 – KLANG ALS SPRACHE ALS KLANG. The exhibition takes place at Kunsttempel in Kassel from Thursday, 2 December 2010 to Thursday, 9 December 2010.

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New Sound Art Composition

I created this composition called Dron:ing especially for the third edition of the Hydrophonia sound art festival. Hydrophonia is a festival dedicated to hydrophonic sound art and raising public awareness of how man-made ocean noise affects marine life. The festival will take place on 29-30 October 2010 in […]

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