Alex Arteaga, born in 1969 in Barcelona, studied piano, music theory, composition and architecture in Barcelona und Berlin. Following numerous instrumental and electroacoustic compositions as well as space-specific sound installations, he did his doctorate on cognition and aesthetic practice at the Humboldt University Berlin’s Institute of Philosophy. In 2005, Alex Arteaga founded the research group Auditive Architecture in cooperation with Thomas Kusitzky. In 2008, he founded the research group Embodiment and Artistic Practice at the Cooperative Dance Education Centre Berlin. He is currently research associate at the Collegium for the Advanced Study of Picture Act and Embodiment at the Humboldt University Berlin, guest professor for aesthetics and theories of embodiment in the Master of Arts in Choreography at the Inter-University Center for Dance Berlin, guest professor for sound art at the Film School of Catalonia (Barcelona) as well as researcher at the Social Sculpture Research Unit at Oxford Brookes University. He lives in Berlin.