Ulf Langheinrich (*1960, Wolfen) left East Germany in 1984 and settled in Vienna a few years later where he founded Granular-Synthesis together with Kurt Hentschläger in 1991. The duo created groundbreaking monumental multimedia installations and performances. Internationally recognised as a solo artist, he lived in Ghana and Hong Kong for many years and is currently based in Dresden where he has been serving as artistic director of the CYNETART festival in Hellerau since 2016. His work mainly deals with non-narrative environments and performances focusing on a specific approach to time, space and body. Besides his artistic activities, Langheinrich has taught at the most prestigious universities in Europe as well as in Australia and China over the past years.