Niklas Goldbach, born in Witten, Germany, lives and works in Berlin. After studying photography and video at the Unversity of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, he was awarded with a "Meisterschüler" degree at the University of the Arts Berlin in 2006. In 2005 he received the Fulbright Grant New York and majored in the MFA program of Hunter College, New York City. Niklas Goldbach received several sholarships (i.e. Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn 2010, Arbeitsstipendium Bildende Kunst des Berliner Senats 2013) and has presented his works in numerous solo shows, group exhibitions, and festivals in venues like the Reina Sofia National Museum Madrid, Mori-Art Museum Tokyo, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Galerie im Taxispalais Innsbruck, Centre Popidou, Paris and the Short Film Festival Oberhausen. From 2012-13 he worked as guest-professor for "Moving Image" at the University of the Arts (UdK) Berlin.