Werdegang / Ausbildung: 
Martin Schneider works and teaches at the intersection of art, code and crafts.
He lives in Germany, where he teaches algorithmic thinking and creative coding at the University of Applied Sciences in Mainz.
He has been in charge of setting up and developing the Peformance Plattform at the Digital-Bauhaus-Lab in Weimar and
iLab in Mainz, including Body-Tracking, Eye-Tracking and Data-Visualization-Technology.
Martin has collaborated with media artists as a software developer and has created several art installations and interfaces,
concepts of Generative, Evolutionary and Neural Art.

1996 – 2006 Technical University Ilmenau, Degree in Media Technology
1999 – 2007 University of Osnabrück, Studies in Cognitive Science
2013 – 2017 Bauhaus University Weimar, Scientific Assistant and Performance Platform Manager
2016 – 2018 University of Applied Sciences Mainz, Scientific Assistant and iLab Manager
Wichtige Projekte / Ausstellungen: 
1999 Genius Bodybuilder
3D-modelling with Genetic Algorithms
2001 Self-Organizing Maps
Mars Exploratory Media Lab, St. Augustin
(Collaboration with Monika Fleischmann, et alter)
2012 Computer Augmented Crafts
TheMachine Exhibition, C-Mine, Genk
(Collaboration with Christian Fiebig)
2013 Transits
Generative video processing using neural networks
Haus der elektronischen Künste, Basel
(Collaboration with Ursula Damm)
2014 Chromatographic Ballads
EEG brain interface for exploring neural networks
(Collaboration with Ursula Damm)
2016 Turnstile
Generative Geometry created by artificial lifeforms feeding on tracks of people (prototype development)
U-bahnhof Schadowstrasse, Düsseldorf
(Collaboration with Ursula Damm)
2017 20.000!
Exhibition exploring concepts of Reformator Universalis and Meandering through Space
ACC Gallery, Weimar
(Collaboration with Lodewijk Heylen and Students of the Bauhaus-Uni Weimar)
Auszeichnungen / Preise: 
2001 Digital Sparks Award, St. Augustin, Germany
2002 Multimedia Transfer Award, Karlsruhe, Germany
2013 Honorary Mention, VIDA 15.0 (Art and Artificial Life Award)