Christopher Lindinger studied Computer Science at the University of Linz and Cultural Management in Salzburg.

He worked as researcher in the field of scientific visualisation and as freelance developer for entertainment industry.

Since 1997, based on his activities in the field of digital art, he is affiliated with the Ars Electronica and currently holds the position of the director of research and innovation in the Ars Electronica Futurelab. Beside this activity he works as a lecturer at several universities in Austria, Germany and UK.