Franz Anton Cramer conducts the research project “Records and Representations. Media and constitutive systems in archiving performance-based art” at the Inter-University Centre for Dance (HZT) Berlin. Between 2007 and 2013 he was a fellow at the CollÈge international de philosophie in Paris. He has collaborated with the Leipzig Dance Archives, the Centre national de la danse and the Bibliothèque-Musée de l’Opéra de Paris in a project investigating dance in the 1930s and 40s. Together with Barbara Büscher, he is co-editor of the special-interest magazine ›MAP Media—Archive—Performance‹ (www.perfomap.de).