Erik Adigard is a graphic designer and multimedia artist. As co-founder of the design studio M.A.D. with partner Patricia McShane, his work is often recognized for contributing new ideas in design and communications to organizations such as IBM, Microsoft, Wired and Stop AIDS Project. He has also worked on experimental new media projects and shown his work at SFMOMA, Postmasters Gallery, the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum and the Sundance Film Festival. His has won numerous awards including the 1998 Chrysler Award for Innovation in Design. Some of Adigard's work can be seen at http://www.madxs.com.
Chris Salter works on the borders between performance, new media arts, electronic composition and sound design, information architecture, interaction design and producing for responsive media spaces and new performance environments. His projects have been shown internationally at Ars Electronica, SIGGRAPH, the Exploratorium, V2-Rotterdam, the Banff Center for the Arts and Mediaterra-Athens. Co-founder of the art+research organization Sponge, he has also collaborated with William Forsythe and the Ballett Frankfurt, director Peter Sellars and sound designers Bruce Odland and Sam Auinger. - firstname.lastname@example.org