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Rowman & Littlefield new series on Artistic Research edited by Paulo de Assis and Lucia D'Errico

News December 6, 2019

The first publication 'Charting a Field in Expansion' has just been released

The independent and interdisciplinary publisher Rowman & Littlefield International has released a new book series titled 'Artistic Research'. Orpheus Research Fellows Paulo de Assis and Lucia D'Errico are the series editors and have just produced the first volume. 'Artistic Research: Charting a Field in Expansion' includes chapters by Orpheus Research Fellows Jonathan Impett and Juan Parra and long-time collaborators Marcel Cobussen (docARTES), Bernard Lanskey (ConNEXT), Michael Schwab, Mieko Kanno, Veerle Spronck, Laura Cull and many others.

Artistic Research

Series edited by Paulo de Assis and Lucia D’Errico

Rowman & Littlefield International

Fundamentally cross- and transdisciplinary, artistic research nevertheless starts from specific areas of artistic practices, such as music, cinema, painting, design, architecture, poetry, literature, dance, sound studies, and so on. Within a transdisciplinary horizon of thought and practices the Artistic Research series will address these more specific fields from a practical perspective, offering extended primers intended for students, docs and postdocs, but also for early-career researchers, who will find in them methodologies, strategies, and best-practice examples.

The series welcomes proposals for monographs and edited collections—also enhanced by multimedia components (images, videos, sounds)—, which pioneer new practices and methodologies, exposing challenging outputs of artistic research.

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Artistic Research Charting A Field In Expansion

Artistic Research: Charting a Field in Expansion

Edited by Paulo de Assis and Lucia D'Errico

This book represents a primer on artistic research, presenting diverse perspectives, strategies, methodologies, and concrete examples of research projects situated at the crossroads of art and academia. Exposing international work of significant research projects from Europe, Asia, Australia, South- and North America, it provides a multidisciplinary overview on different discourses and practices, exploring cutting-edge questions coming from the burgeoning field of artistic research. The first part includes chapters on artistic research and diverse artistic fields, addressing a common thread of questions and problematics. The second part provides insights into six internationally relevant artistic research projects. The comprehensive editors’ introduction offers a much-needed and extensive overview practice-based artistic research in general. Ideal for graduate students across Philosophy, Cultural Studies, Art, Music, Performance Studies and more, The book is enhanced by a range of multimedia components (images, videos, sounds).

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Introduction, Paulo de Assis and Lucia D’Errico

  1. Theses on the Concept of Research, Jae Emerling
  2. Expositionality, Michael Schwab
  3. The Research Catalogue Exposition as a Digital Object: Challenges and Future, Luc Döbereiner
  4. Transpositions [TP] Artistic Data Exploration: Feed-back and Amplification, Cecile Malaspina
  5. SymbioticA: Interruptions in the Brain, Darren Jorgensen and David Savat
  6. Artistic Research in an Expanding Field: The Case of BioArt, jan jagodzinski
  7. Artistic Research and Sound Art in Public Urban Spaces, Marcel Cobussen
  8. Artistic Research and Music Technology, Jonathan Impett and Juan Parra
  9. Design Research in Architecture, Revisited, Murray Fraser
  10. Artistic Research and Performance, Laura Cull Ó Maoilearca
  11. Artistic Research as “Participant Perception”: Reflecting on the Project “Computer Signals” from an Arts-Inspired STS-Perspective, Priska Gisler
  12. A Laboratory for Performance Practice: The Case of MusicExperiment21, Veerle Spronck
  13. Artistic Research and Musical Performance, Mieko Kanno
  14. Fantasies Finding Realities: The ConNext Network as a Case Study of the Evolution of an Artistic Research Dimension in Conservatories, Bernard Lanskey, Shu Chen Ong, and Abigail Sin
  15. Philosophy AS Artistic Research. Artists-Philosophers, Arno Böhler

Notes on Contributors