Niklas Goldbach was born in Witten in 1973. He studied Sociology at Bielefeld University, Integrated Media Arts at Hunter College, New York City, and Experimental Media Design at the Berlin University of the Arts, where he graduated with a master’s degree in 2005. He has taught as a visiting professor at the Berlin University of the Arts. His work has been supported by several working and residency grants, including the Villa Aurora Los Angeles, and has been awarded prizes and exhibited internationally at: Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, Mori-Art Museum, Tokyo, Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum, Barbican Arts Center, London, Kunsthaus Dresden, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein n.b.k., Cornerhouse, Manchester, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Centre Pompidou, Paris, ZKM Karlsruhe, documenta 14 public programs, International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Berlinische Galerie, and Museum Ludwig, Cologne. Niklas Goldbach lives and works in Berlin.