Univ.Prof. Dr.phil Deniz Peters

Leitung und Professur


Deniz Peters (Dr.phil, MA) is Professor for Artistic Research in Music and Head of the Doctoral School for Artistic Research at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, and was President of the international Society for Artistic Research SAR (2019-2022). His artistic research on interpersonal empathy combines phenomenological, conceptual, and interaction analyses with an experimental piano practice, improvising with musicians and dancers Simon Rose, Stevie Wishart, Ellen Waterman, Christopher Williams, Bennett Hogg, Stefan Östersjö, Magdalena Chowaniec, Alexander Deutinger, and many others. He is also re-thinking musical expression in aphilosophical-analytical research project; a third area of activity is directed towards a fuller understanding of the methods, documentation, typology and epistemology of artistic research through music. Further, he is actively involved in research modules and advisory boards within the (Musical) Improvisation and Ethics FWF-Zukunftskolleg, and the The Epistemic Power of Music FWF-Project. Peters has appeared as keynote speaker, speaker, performer, and panel discussant at numerous conferences in musicology, philosophy, and artistic research in Europe, Australia, and the USA. Publications include a collected edition Bodily Expression in Electronic Music (Routledge); articles in Performance ResearchContemporary Music Review and Empirical Musicology Review; chapters in collections with Lexington, Springer, Leuven UP, Rowman & Littlefield,and Oxford UP; and a CD of findings (Leo Records). 


Telefonnummer: +43 316 389 3620
E-Mail: deniz.peters(at)kug.ac.at