Joseph Kohlmaier was born in Vienna, Austria. He founded Polimekanos
with Stefan Kraus in 2001. Joseph studied photography at the Schule für
Künstlerische Photographie in Vienna and architectural history and theory in
London, where he gained a masters degree in 2005 and where is now a Principal Lecturer and Head of Critical and Contextual Studies.
He is also the founding director of Musarc, one of London’s most progressive choral collectives.