Oliver Maklott, born in Vorarlberg in 1976, is a media artist who focuses on sound art. After finishing his apprenticeship as a communications engineer, he moved to Vienna and studied audio technology at the SAE Institute and electroacoustic music at the ELAK – the University of Music and Performing Arts’ training course for computer music and electronic media. In the following years, he worked in the field of sound and media design and developed software and hardware. At the same time, Maklott never stopped working on development of his own artistic work. His technical background and curiosity about new technologies is reflected in his artistic approach.