Peter Simon, born in Poland, lives and works in Cologne, has a sense for sounds and silence. He studied at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne, master's degree with a focus on sound art/installation. He also studied physics at the Ruhr University Bochum. His works focuses now on sound ecology, psycho-acoustics, bio-acoustics and their influence on individuals and society and are presented at numerous festivals, museums and galleries. Furthermore, Peter Simon produces radio plays as well as documentary forms of the auditory, such as essays and features (e.g. Studio für Akustische Kunst WDR, Bayerischer Rundfunk, NDR and Deutschlandradio Kultur). With his solo sound projects he has several releases on different Labels. As a curator he organized the sound art program "Lautsprecher" at Museum Ostwall Dortmund from 2010 – 2015. He was nominated and received several scholarships and prizes like: Gerd Ruge Stipend of Film-und Medienstiftung NRW, Deutscher Klangkunst-Preis (Nomination), Karl Szczuka Preis (Nomination), and as well as travel grants from the Goethe Institute for India and Chile a.o. Sound installations are part of the permanent collection of ZKM – Zentrum für Medienkunst Karlsruhe. Video works are in the collection and distributed by IMAI – inter media art institute Düsseldorf.