Martin Kaltenbrunner (*1972) is a musical interaction designer and professor at the Institute of Media Studies at the University of Art and Design in Linz. Before his return to Austria he worked as researcher and lecturer at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona as well as further European universities, such as the MIT Medialab Europe in Dublin. As co-founder of Reactable Systems he had been mainly working on the interaction design concepts behind the electronic musical instrument Reactable, which was awarded with a Golden Nica for Digital Music at the Prix Ars Electronica 2008. His developments in the field of “Tangible User Interfaces” have been employed for the realization of numerous artistic and scientific projects.
Enrique Tomás (*1981) is a sound artist and researcher who dedicates his time to finding new ways of expression and play with sound, art and technology. His work explores the intersection between sound art, computer music, locative media and human-machine interaction. As an individual artist, Tomás’ activity is centered around “ultranoise.es” and focuses on performances and installations with extreme and immersive sounds and environments. He has exhibited and performed in spaces of Ars Electronica, Sonar, IEM, KUMU, SMAK, NOVARS, STEIM, Steirischer Herbst, Alte Schmiede, etc., and in galleries and institutions throughout Europe, Brazil and Mexico.