Chris Salter is an artist, Director of HexagramConcordia and Co-Director of HexagramCIAM and Associate Professor for Design and Computation Arts at Concordia University in Montreal. He studied philosophy, economics, theatre and computer music at Emory and Stanford Universities. He collaborated with Peter Sellars and William Forsythe/Ballett Frankfurt, he co-founded the collective Sponge (1997-2003). His work has been seen all over the world at such venues as the Venice Architecture Biennale, National Art Museum of China and the Vitra Design Museum. He is the author of Entangled: Technology and the Transformation of Performance (MIT Press, 2010) and the forthcoming Alien Agency: Art, Technoscience and Performances of the Nonhuman (MIT Press, 2014).