Barbara Lüneburg 
   violin and artistic research

Selected Text Publications

Scholarly articles in books, journals and conference proceedings (peer-reviewed)

  • “Worldmaking–Knowing through Performing” in Knowing in Performing: Artistic Research in Music and the Performing Arts, Annegret Huber, Doris Ingrisch, Therese Kaufmann, Johannes Kretz, Gesine Schröder, Tasos Zembylas (editors.), 2021, Transcript Verlag. Open access:

  • “TransCoding – Von „Intellektuellenkunst“ zu partizipativer Kultur. Publikumspartizipation über Social Media im Kontext künstlerischer Forschung”. In Vermittlung zeitgenössischer Musik | Mediating Contemporary Music, Losert, Martin, Heiligendorff, Simone, Grebosz-Haring, Katarzyna (Hrsg.), 2020, Schott Verlag

  • “Empowerment and Disempowerment in the Participatory Culture of TransCoding”. In Organised Sound 2019-12 | Journal-Article. University of Cambridge. DOI: 10.1017/s1355771819000359

  • Lüneburg, Barbara, "Between Art and Game: Performance Practice in the Gamified Audiovisual Artworks of GAPPP" in The Computer Games Journal, 2018,, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2018. Online link:

  • Lüneburg, Barbara, Between “Ludic Play” and “Performative Involvement”: Performance practice in gamified audiovisual multimedia artworks,,  2018, eContact! 20.2 (online Journal, Canada).

  • Gamified Audiovisual Works – Composition, Perception, Performance. With Co-Author Marko Ciciliani. In Conference proceedings Korea Electro-Accoustic Music Society's Annual Conference 2017.

  • From 'Highbrow Art' to Participatory Culture – A Potential for Change. Online-Publication in Journal RUUKKU for artistic research. 2016.


  • Ciciliani, Marko; Lüneburg, Barbara; Pirchner, Andreas (as editors, authors and artists), LUDIFIED. Monograph on the FWF artistic research project GAPPP-Gamified Audiovisual Performance and Performance Practice. 2021, Berlin: The Green Box. (432 pages with various texts by Lüneburg and documentation of audiovisual works from the project, including a USB data carrier with over 4 hours of video material), book design: Anja Lutz.
  • Lüneburg, Barbara, TransCoding - From ‘Highbrow Art’ to Participatory Culture. Social Media – Art – Research. Monograph on the artistic FWF research project of the same name. 2018, Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 202 pages, ISBN: 978-3-8376-4108-0 | Open Access Download link:
    Compendium website for the monograph on


A holistic view of the creative potential of performance practice in contemporary music
(Dissertation at Brunel University London, 2013,

Selected compositions in the framework of Lüneburg's artistic research

  • Barbara Lüneburg: The Body that Performs (2023)
    Audiovisual mixed media installation
  • Barbara Lüneburg: Exploring Gestures (2023)
    for air violin and soundtrack
  • Barbara Lüneburg: Lexicon of Performership (2020)
    This video poses questions around performativity and the categories that make up the profession of classical instrumentalists:
  • Barbara Lüneburg: Osculation or: What is a Performer for? (2018) for violin, voice and moveable loudspeakers:
  • Barbara Lüneburg Slices of Life for violin, voice, soundtrack and video (2016/17) was created by Barbara Lüneburg within the framework of the artistic research project "TransCoding" (2018), incorporating text, image and sound contributions from an online community.