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This page shall give you an overview about my academic work. Feel free to contact me via wolf-georg.zaddach [at] t-online.de

If you’re interested in my work as a musician and composer, please have a look at my musician homepage!


August 2023

Published: A new peer-reviewed paper on „Artistic Research in Popular Music: A Critical Evaluation of Potentials and Challenges“, Open-Access in the IASPM Journal.

July 2023

Published: A joint paper with Klaus Frieler (Max Planck Institut for Empirical Aesthetics) and Swen Meyer (Festland Studios, Hamburg), on music production and AI (in German): „Künstliche Intelligenz in der Musikproduktion“, in: Musik und Internet. Phänomene populärer Musikkulturen, hrsg. v. Peter Moormann & Nicolas Ruth, Wiesbaden: SpringerVS.

June 2023

I’m presenting on the relationship between music, the climate crisis and environmental sustainability at the international IASPM conference in Minneapolis on June 30.

/ March-April 2023

I’m happy to announce 2 new jobs:

1/ I’m startign as post-doc at the DFG and AHRC funded project „Songwriting Camps in the 21st Century“ at Leuphana University. Our partner at UK is Jan Herbst as PI at the Huddersfield University.

2/ I’m joining the team around Johannes Kretz at the Artistic Research Center at University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna (mdw Wien) as Research Assistant. I will be supervising PhD-students and continue researching on artistic research.

/ March 2023

Since autumn 2022, several news came up in regard to publications, conference papers and jobs. I’m especially happy that my paper on music and climate change was published in October, as well as a statement on artistic research and musicology.

Furthermore, I presented on AI and songwriting and composition together with my former student at Popakademie Baden-Würtemberg, Björn Tillmann, which will also be published later this year.

In February, I joined the 3rd international conference of the International Network for Artistic Research in Jazz in Vienna and presented on current challenges and future developments. In March, the 2nd workshop of my DFG-network Artistic Music Research took place at Anton-Bruckner-University (ABPU) in Linz including a panel discussion at the Research Forum of the ABPU.

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