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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New Synth: Blue Noise Box

I designed and built my very own noise synthesizer made out of simple electronics components (resistors, capacitors, transistors, LEDs, integrated circuit chips). By the use of such primitive analog computers in combination with feedback, sensors and other inputs, “Blue Noise Box” creates it`s very unique sound.

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DJing at Platoon Kunsthalle Berlin

Join us for DONNERSTAGSBAR – PLATOON members & friends night, which will feature Peter Kirn’s very special live set and a head-to-head DJ set by Peter and myself! After the click you will also find a new DJ promo mix which features current bass music culture for your […]

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