Josef (Seppo) Gründler (*1956) works in the fields of sound and media art, sound design, electronics and software. His main instruments are guitar and computer/electronics. He has composed music for computer games, theatre and film projects, and media and sound installations. Gründler lives in Graz, is a Doctor of Medicine, serves as a visiting professor of sound design at the University for Continuing Education Krems and teaches sound and interaction design at the FH Joanneum’s Institute of Design and Communication. Among other things, he’s active as a board member of the Institute of Media Archaeology and V:NM. He has presented his works at Ars Electronica, Wiener Festwochen, steirische herbst, the Knitting Factory in New York, Sonambiente Berlin, transmediale Berlin and City of Women Festival Ljubljana, among others. Currently, he plays solo and in the duos Klammer&Gründler and Singing Adorno. Together with Annette Giesriegl he founded the Styrian Improvisers Orchestra (STIO), which he co-leads with Annette Giesriegl and Josef Klammer.