Alex Braidwood is a sound artist, designer, and educator who maintains a practice centered around play and experimentation. He has been an artist in residence in an Australian National Park, on an Iowa farm, at a mid-western biological field research station, and most recently on Isle Royale National Park. He is a board of director for the Midwest Society of Acoustic Ecology and the Iowa chapter of AIGA. Alex is currently Associate Professor of Graphic Design and in the Human Computer Interaction Ph.D. programs at Iowa State University. He is also Director of the Artist-in-Residence program at Iowa Lakeside Lab.