Franziska Schroeder - saxophonist and theorist
(Germany | UK)
The intersection of critical theory and performance in digital environments,
in particular the role of the body in the age of technological change.
Franziska was awarded a PhD from the University of Edinburgh for her
research into performance and theories of embodiment.
has since written for many international journals, including Leonardo,
Organised Sound, Performance Research, Cambridge Publishing and
Routledge. She has published a book on performance and the threshold
and an edited volume on user-generated content for Cambridge Scholars.
Franziska has performed with many international musicians including
Joan La Barbara, Pauline Oliveros, Stelarc, the Avatar Orchestra, Carin
Levine, Chris Brown, Tom Arthurs and Evan Parker.
has several CDs on the creative source label, a recording on the SLAM
label with a semi-autonomous technological artifact, guitarist Han-earl
Park and saxophonist Bruce Coates, and recently released a recording on
‘Buster and Friends’ (digital download) with Han-earl Park (guitar).
Franziska has been an AHRC and a RCUK Research Fellow at the Sonic Arts
Research Centre, Belfast and is now a Lecturer at the School of
Creative Arts, Belfast, where she coaches 3rd year recitalists and MA
Link to the Two Thousand + Symposia Series,
a yearly research day held in parallel with the
Sonorities Festival of Contemporay Music
You can find me on Twitter or on Facebook
f r a n z i s k a s c h r o e d e r
f.schroeder [at] qub.ac.uk