Gabriele Klein, sociologist and cultural scientist
Gabriele Klein is Professor of Sociology of Movement, Sports, Dance and Performance Studies at the University of Hamburg (UHH). She is director of the Center for Performance Studies and PI of the Cluster of Excellence "Understanding Written Artefacts" at the UHH. She was speaker of the research group "Translating and Framing. Practices of Media Transformations", deputy speaker of the research training group "Loose Connections. Collectivity in Urban and Digital Space" (both UHH) and member of the artistic and scientific research group "Aesthetics of the Virtual" at the HfBK Hamburg. Her most important book publications: "Frauen Körper Tanz", "Tanz Bild Medien", "Electronic Vibration. Pop Kultur Theorie"; "Is this real? Die Kultur des of HipHop", "Bewegung", "Performance", "Stadt.Szenen", "Der choreografische Baukasten", "Emerging Bodies", "Performance and Labour", "Dance (and) Theory", "Handbuch Körpersoziologie" (2 Bde); "Übersetzen und Rahmen. Praktiken medialer Transformationen", "Performance and Praxis", "Pina Bausch und das Tanztheater. Die Kunst des Übersetzens" and "Pina Bausch's Dance Theater. Company, Artistic Production and Reception".