* 1984, Blackforest, is a german artist, contemporary music composer, concept developer, cultural ambassador and influencer. He lives and works in Essen. Since 2017 he has been re-composing his wide ranging work as a transmedial music-theatre along contemporary music, moving images, text, software and experience.

Winkler has won the international sound art prize 'Karl Marx' BCMG (Birmingham/ London/ Trier), the ZKM Supercollider Code Marathon and is the initiator and lecturer of the South-Indian/-German Network Konnakol Germany. With hundreds of 'slide compositions' on social-media accounts, he influences his future works: 3D overview & links. Portrait in WDR 3 Radio Studio Contemporary Music.