Franziska Schroeder

      Dr Franziska Schroeder

      Senior Lecturer

      Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 1024

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      CV Franziska Schroeder 2012

      Franziska Schroeder
      School of Creative Arts
      Sonic Arts

      Research Interests

      Research Statement

      Franziska' research interests include the intersection of critical theory and digital performance, the role of the body in the age of technological change, as well as free improvisation practices.

      Publications 2008 - 2013

      Schroeder, F & Ó hAodha, M (eds) 2014, Soundweaving: Writings on Improvisation. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge.
      Schroeder, F 2009, Performing Technology: User Content and the New Digital Media. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
      Schroeder, F 2009, Re-situating Performance Within The Threshold: Performance Practice 
Understood Through Theories Of Embodiment. VDM Publishing.

      Edited Volumes

      Schroeder, F 2012, Shifting Listening Identities – Towards a Fluidity of Form in Digital Music. in S Broadhurst & J Machon (eds), Identity, Performance and Technology: Practices of Empowerment, Embodiment and Technicity. Palgrave Studies in Performance and Technology, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 24-43.
      Schroeder, F 2009, Network[ed] Listening: exploring possibilities of a haptic aurality. in F Schroeder (ed.), Performing Technology: User Content and the New Digital Media. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 122-132.
      Schroeder, F & Rebelo, P 2016, Distributed Sounding Art – Practices in Distributing Sound (eds. Barry Truax, Marcel Cobussen and Vincent Meelberg). in M Cobussen, V Meelberg & B Truax (eds), The Routledge Companion to Sounding Art . Routledge.
      Schroeder, F 2015, Performing in the face of the academy: challenges for a creative practitioner within a university. in T Lind (ed.), Konstnärlig Forskning 2015. vol. 2015, Swedish Research Council, Stockholm, pp. 35-38, Swedish Research Council: Artistic Research, Boras, Sweden, 26-28 November.
      Schroeder, F & Newland, I 2013, The Musical Body: Devising a choreo-musical interpretation for the work Tierkreis (1974-75) by Karlheinz Stockhausen. in S Reeve (ed.), Nine Ways of Seeing a Body. Nine Ways of Seeing a Body, Triarchy Press, pp. 99.


      Schroeder, F 2012, 'Network[ed] Listening – towards a de-centering of beings' Contemporary Music Review, vol 32, no. 2-3, pp. 215-229. DOI: 10.1080/07494467.2013.775807
      Schroeder, F 2009, 'The Body Skinned Rethinking performative presence' Performance Research, vol 14, no. 4, pp. 60-64. DOI: 10.1080/13528160903552949
      Schroeder, F 2009, 'Dramaturgy as a Model for Geographically Displaced Collaborations: Views from Within and Views from Without' Contemporary Music Review, vol 28, no. 4-5, pp. 377-385. DOI: 10.1080/07494460903422263
      Schroeder, F & Rebelo, P 2009, 'The Pontydian Performance: the performative layer' Organised Sound, vol 14, no. 2, pp. 134-141. DOI: 10.1017/S1355771809000247
      Schroeder, F & Rebelo, P 2009, 'Sounding the network: The body as disturbant' Leonardo Electronic Almanac, vol Vol 16 Issue 4 – 5, pp. 1. DOI:
      Schroeder, F & Rebelo, P, Addressing the Network: Performative Strategies for Playing Apart, 2008, Web publication/site, Unknown Publisher,
      Schroeder, F & Rebelo, P 2007, 'Wearable Music in Engaging Technologies' AI & SOCIETY Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Communication, vol 22, Number 1, no. 1, pp. 85-91.
      Rebelo, P & Schroeder, F 2006, 'Performing the Order: The Messiness of Play' Performance Research, vol 11, no. 1, pp. 3-8. DOI: 10.1080/13528160600807372

      Invited Talk

      Performances (selection since 2009)

      Perspective on Musical Improvisation, Oxford

      Showcase concert of new works for saxophone, SARC, Belfast

      Sounds New Contemporary Music Festival, Canterbury

      Sonorities Festival, Belfast with Evan Parker (PRS commission)

      ICMC Huddersfield, Noise Quartet Concert

      Concert Lisbon, Galeria LerDevagar with Ulrich Mitzlaff, Pedro Rebelo, Carlos Zingaro:

      Network Concert with Brazil: SARC , Sao Paulo:

      Collaborative Radio work: SoundSon European Composition:

      The Future University Conference, Mellon Foundation, Cambridge Concert Hall,;

      SARC, PhD new commissions showcase concert

      Call Them Improvisors! - Music Collective with Evan Parker

      Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music,”sounding/the/ne”: a series of network concerts with Evan Parker and international performers in Belfast, Austria and Germany.

      Newcastle, Music and Machine Symposium

      London, Brunel University, Opening Performance of the 2010 Digital Resources for the Humanities and Arts Conference. Live Performance with Stelarc and the Avatar Orchestra Metaverse.

      SARC Belfast: Concert of newly commissioned works

      New York, NYU, Concert and panel discussion

      Cork, Body and Music Conference

      HERA: Humanities in the European Research area, Berlin opening concert

      COMEDIA concert Budapest, Music in the Global Village conference

      Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music, Belfast: Premiere of a new commission for pipes, saxophones and 3D animation

      Isabel Mundry Showcase performance, Sonic Arts Research Centre Belfast

      Center for Musical Performance as Creative Practice (CMPCP), Opening Event of the newly funded AHRC performance/research center: Cambridge

      Ars Electronica Center, Linz/Austria - concert and conference

      Oscillations Festival, Belfast/UK

      CD recording with BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist Tom Arthurs (trumpet)

      Goethe Institute, Lisbon/Portugal

      Concert with Evan Parker, Oporto, Portugal

      Casa da Música with members of the Remix Ensemble, Sound and Music Computing Conference. Oporto, Portugal

      SecondLife Mixed Reality Project with the Avatar Orchestra Metaverse. Queen’s University Belfast, Brian Friel Theatre, Belfast/UK

      Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music; TWO Thousand +NINE symposium final concert

      Musical Bodies conference, Royal College of Music, London/UK

      Glucksman Gallery, Cork/Ireland

      24 Fragments, Fragmented Orchestra Project:


      Schroeder, F, Campello, M & Godoy, R, Barely Cool, 2015, Composition, pfMENTUM.
      Rebelo, P, Schroeder, F, Jacinto, R & Cepeda, A, Cidade Museu, 2015, Composition.
      Schroeder, F, "io 0.0.1 beta++", 2011, Composition, Unknown Publisher, SLAM Records, Amazon, iTunes, eMusic.
      Schroeder, F, Rotating Brains / Beating Heart: International collaborative performance with Stelarc, the virtual reality ensemble Avatar Orchestra Metaverse, Pauline Oliveros, Martin Parker and saxophonist Franziska Schroeder., 2010, Performance, Unknown Publisher, Antonin Artaud Performance Space, Brunel University London.
      Schroeder, F, Caressing the Skin: Mobile Devices and bodily engagement, 2009, Design, Unknown Publisher, Online.
      Schroeder, F, May there be…, 2008, Composition, Unknown Publisher, Creative Source Recordings.
      Schroeder, F, Faint, 2007, Composition, Unknown Publisher, Creative Source Recording.

      Recently Funded Projects

      Big ears - Sonic art for public ears

      Schroeder, F.


      AH/I500677/1, £10,273, Arts & Humanities Research Council

      Real-Time Performance in Virtual Worlds

      Rebelo, P. & Schroeder, F.


      AH/D000572/1, £201,639, Arts & Humanities Research Council

      Peer Review / Advisory Roles

      AHRC Peer Review College since 2011