Matthew Niederhauser is an artist, photojournalist, and educator. He studied anthropology at Columbia University before working on long-term documentary projects. During this time, his work appeared in outlets such as Wired, The New Yorker, Atlantic CityLab, The New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, National Geographic, and Bloomberg Magazine. Upon returning to New York, Niederhauser earned his master's in art practice from SVA while also acting as a visiting scholar at the Center for Advanced Urbanism at the MIT Media Lab, visiting artist at the MIT Center for Art, Science, and Technology (CAST), and member of NEW INC. At NEW INC, he co-founded Sensorium, an experiential studio working at the forefront of immersive storytelling. Now, when not focusing on new media projects, he also teaches at NYU ITP and Johns Hopkins.