Born 1967, grew up in the US, lives in Berlin, studied economics and philosophy and completed a Ph.D. in the areas of theater and computer-generated sound at Stanford University. He has collaborated with, among others, Peter Sellars, and William Forsythe and the Ballett Frankfurt. He co-founded the art+research organization Sponge, whose works stretch between the areas of performance, installation, scientific research and publications and have been shown at Ars Electronica, SIGGRAPH 2000, Mediaterra-Athens, the Paris festival "Villette Numerique" and the Banff Center a.o. Salter is currently a guest professor at Rhode Island School of Design and was, in 2003, Artist in Residence at the Podewil/Berlin.
- Multimedia Art between Artaud and Brecht. Chris Salter in Conversation with Sabine Breitsameter. February 2004. http://www.swr.de/swr2/audiohyperspace/engl_version/interview/salter.html