Matthew Niederhauser is an award-winning new media artist, photojournalist, and filmmaker. He studied anthropology and economics at Columbia University before moving to Beijing to focus on documentary projects delving into urban development and the rise of an unsustainable consumer culture across China. During this time, his work appeared in numerous publications such as Wired, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and Bloomberg. Matthew then earned his MFA in Art Practice from SVA while acting as a visiting scholar at the Center for Advanced Urbanism at the MIT Media Lab, visiting artist at the MIT CAST, and member of New Inc. At New Inc, he cofounded Sensorium, an experiential studio working at the intersection of art, commerce, and technology. He also teaches immersive storytelling as an adjust professor at the NYU Tisch ITP and the Immersive Storytelling and Emerging Technologies program at the JHU Film Centre.