University of Music and Performing Arts Graz
|Project Name||Tango Danceability of Music|
|Field of research||ethnomusicology and ethnochoreology|
|Keywords||music|dance|tango argentino|Balinese performing arts|
Kendra Stepputat is Assistant Professor and Head of the Institute of Ethnomusicology, University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria, where she finished her PhD in 2011. She studied comparative musicology, Southeast Asian studies, and communication studies at Freie Universität and Humboldt Universität Berlin. Currently she is Chair of the ICTM Study Group on Sound, Movement, and the Sciences. Her research topics include Balinese performing arts – in particular kecak – and tango argentino in European perspective. Her research focus is on choreomusical aspects of performing arts. She has published articles in the Yearbook for Traditional Music, Asian Music, and is editor of Performing Arts in Postmodern Bali (2013) and co-editor of Sounding the Dance, Moving the Music (2016).