Luiza Schulz, a Brazilian composer and sound artist with German roots was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1989. Parallel to initial studies in environmental engineering she took classes in philosophy, fine arts and composition to finally, during an academic exchange in Berlin, bridge over to sound studies as a visiting student at the UdK. She is currently studying composition, computer music and experimental media at the Anton Bruckner University Linz after finishing a research period at the Institute for Electroacoustic Music (ELAk) University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna.
Luiza researches and performs sound in its manyfold relationships to other arts in various contexts. Her work, solo or in co-operation with others, has been performed at numerous venues and festivals, e.g. the Echoraum Wien, Ars Eletronica Festival and the Brazilian Museum of Sculpture, SÃ£o Paulo.