BARBARA LÜNEBURG, violinist & artistic researcher, head of the scientific and artistic doctoral schools, Anton Bruckner Privat Universität Linz, Austria
Barbara Lüneburg, PhD, is an internationally acknowledged violinist and artistic researcher working in contemporary classical music and multimedia art. She studied at Musikhochschule Karlsruhe and Lübeck, at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and at the prestigious Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow. While successfully pursuing a career as a soloist and chamber musician, she also has a strong interest in artistic research and examines the creative potential of performers, artistic collaborations, charisma, performer-audience relation and game-based audio-visual art. From 2016 to 2018, Lüneburg held a professorship for Ensemble and Digital Performance at Trossingen University of Music (Germany) and worked as a researcher at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz in Austria. In October 2018 she was appointed head of the scientific and artistic doctoral schools at Anton Bruckner Privat Universität Linz, Austria, where she holds a professorship for artistic research. Her latest arts-based research project (2014-2018) TransCoding — From “Highbrow Art” to Participatory Culture, funded by the Austrian Science Fund, explored the potential of social media to get a young audience interested and engaged in the new arts.
She has given workshops, talks and seminars at major European, Asian and American universities and has been invited for master courses at the European Orchestra Academy, the Chiffren ensemble Schleswig Holstein (Germany) and the International Summer Academy of the Music University Vienna, Austria.
ABOUT TRANSCODING – FROM Œ’HIGHBROW ART’ TO PARTICIPATORY CULTURE
TransCoding – From Œ’Highbrow Art’ to Participatory Culture was an arts-based research project conceived and led by artist and researcher Barbara Lüneburg, supported by the Austrian Science Fund (PEEK AR 259-G21) and located at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz/Austria. The project dealt with participatory culture via social media and tackled the topic of identity in the context of artistic practice.