Chris Salter is an artist, Professor of Computation Arts at Concordia University, Montreal, and Director of the Hexagram network for Research-Creation in Arts, Cultures and Technologies. He creates large-scale installations and writes about the intersection of art, design, and technology. Salter collaborates with a diverse group of professionals, including anthropologists and engineers, to create immersive works that engage multiple senses. His work has been exhibited globally and covered by various publications, including The Guardian and The New York Times. He is the author of two books and has given over 100 talks at conferences and festivals worldwide.
Alexandre Saunier is an interdisciplinary artist and researcher who creates installations and performances that bring together light, sound, video, autonomous systems, and sensory perception. His academic research is concerned with contemporary artistic practices at the intersection of lighting design, media arts, cybernetics, and complex systems theory. Alexandre holds research-creation Ph.D. from Concordia University, a master’s degree in sound design from ENS Louis Lumière (Paris), and an undergrad in mathematics and physics. He participated in research in robotic design and interactive lighting at ENS Arts Décoratifs (Paris). His artistic work and academic research have been presented and published in various international venues such as Mutek, Elektra, Festival de la Imagen, Media Art History, Ars Electronica, ISEA, Impakt Festival, Muffathalle, Llum BCN, and Nuit Blanche de Toronto.