Sabine Breitsameter is a professor of media culture at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences. Her focus is on electro-acoustic art, media history and the culture of listening. From 2004–08 she was visiting professor of experimental sound design at the Berlin University of the Arts where she co-founded the Sound Studies master degree course. As an author, director and editor she focuses on media art, contemporary music and modern culture and has created many radio plays and documentaries, mainly for the German public broadcasters Deutschlandradio, ARD, ORF/Austria, NPR, and Radio Canada. As a scientific and artistic director she has curated numerous art projects, symposia and festivals, for instance All Ears - Symposium on Listening (Kassel 1997, in parallel with documenta X), StadtStimmen (Wiesbaden 1999), trans_canada (ZKM Karlsruhe 2005), Radio_Copernicus – the German-Polish Artist Radio (Berlin–Warsaw–Wrocław, 2004–2006), The Global Composition. Conference on Sound, Media and Ecology (Darmstadt 2012). In 2010, she published, translated into German and wrote the introduction to R. Murray Schafer’s The Tuning of the World.