An artist-researcher, Jan Schacher (Jasch) is active in electronic, exploratory, and contemporary forms of music, live-performance and media art. His main focus lies on works that combine digital media and gestural interaction for the stage and in exhibitions. He has been invited as artist, lecturer and researcher to numerous institutions and has presented installations, screenings, and performances in clubs and at festivals such as the Sonar Festival, Barcelona, Transmediale Festival, Berlin, the Holland Festival, Amsterdam, the Singapore Arts Festival, the Edinburgh International Festival, the Sonic Circuits Festival, Washington DC, the Ultima Festival, Oslo, the Sound Reasons Festival, Delhi, as well as many other venues throughout Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. His research topics cover performance, embodiment, and awareness as well as empirical work on motion and gesture in music. In addition to his artistic work, Jan Schacher holds a position as a Research Associate at the Institute for Computer Music and Sound Technology ICST of the Zurich University of the Arts. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate in the Arts at the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp and the Orpheus Instituut in Gent, Belgium.