Edith Wolf Perez
Edith Wolf Perez, BA, MA, was involved in the first inclusive dance projects in London while studying dance at the Laban Centre and has since continued to explore community dance, inclusion and health as a cultural journalist. She was co-founder and managing editor of the dance magazine tanzAffiche, which she continues to run online as the webzine tanz.at. After completing her M.A. at Warwick University, UK (Cultural Policy and Administration), she was on the editorial board of the European Journal for Cultural Policy (now: International Journal of Cultural Policy) and co-author of “Cultural Policy and Administration in Europe. 42 Insights” (Österreichische Kulturdokumentation, 1994). She directed the summer school at the Festival Tanz Bozen/Bolzano Danza, was an advisory board member of arts funding commissions in Vienna and Graz, and project manager of EU projects.
She is an expert in competence groups and policy committees on national and European level, member of the Advisory Board of the Dance & Creative Wellness Foundation and founding member and chairwoman of ARTS for HEALTH AUSTRIA. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna on the topic of Arts, Dance & Health. She is editor of „Arts and Health – Österreich im internationalen Kontext“ / „Arts and Health – Austria in an International Context“ (Transcript-Verlag, 2023).