Bianca Ludewig

Bianca Ludewig is a cultural activist and anthropologist. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Innsbruck since 2012, where her research focuses on avant-garde festivals where music, art, technology, precarity and urban transformation processes intersect.

Ludewig studied philosophy and cultural anthropology at the University of Hamburg and continued her studies at Humboldt University Berlin – Institute for European Ethnology and Department of Musicology, where she also taught, as well as at the University of Vienna. Ludewig’s research interests include pop culture, popular music, precarity, gender, urban studies and ethnographic methods. Previous to her academic studies she was a freelance music journalist, DJ, DIY festival curator and radio activist.