Mikel R. Nieto is an artist and researcher. For years has been immersed in the phonographic practice and theory that aims from it. He has taught workshops in different cultural centers and universities from all over the world.

He is part of the team of sound map of the Basque Country [soinumapa.net], he co-coordinates Hots! Radio [hots-radio.info] and he is a co-editor of the Mediateletipos.net platform and coordinates the research project "About listening" [about-listening.org] and also co-coordinator of "The Listening Observatory" [entzuten.net].