Johannes Kretz

Austria °1968
research interests: Transculturality, composition, electroacoustic music, electronic music, Live-electronics, ethnomusicology, philosophy, philosophy as art, biology, mathematics, Physics
affiliation: mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Artistic Research Center

• 1996-2001 Teacher for music theory and composition at the conservatory of Vienna • Since 1997: teacher for for computer music at the university for music and performing arts Vienna (mdw), since 2001 also music theory, since 2004 also composition, since 2009: habilitation in composition, associate professor • 2013-2021 dean/head of department of the Institute for composition, electro-acoustics and Tonmeister education of mdw • 2018-2022: project leader of “creative (mis)understandings”, an artistic research project funded by FWF-PEEK. Since 2020 head of the artistic research center (ARC) of mdw. • 2021: Chair of Conference Committee of the 12th International Conference of Artistic Research of the Society for Artistic Research (SAR), since 2024 member of SAR's executive board.

Performances in Austria, Germany, Poland, France, Czechia, Hungary, Turkey, Latvia, Lithuania, Albania, Portugal, Argentinia, Mexico, Canada, USA, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, China, Uzbekistan, Iran, India.


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