Martin Pichlmair is a media artist living and working in Vienna, Austria. Since he received his doctoral degree in informatics he works as assistant professor at the Institute of Design and Assessment of Technology at the Vienna University of Technology. His art pieces were shown at various media art festivals and exhibitions. Recent shows including the Ars Electronica Festival, ISEA, Transmediale and the Microwave International Festival for New Media Art. In his research and publications, he focuses on theory and practise of interactive art and design - from game design and physical interfaces to open source development models and community media.