TEACHING ARTISTIC RESEARCH 2018

TEACHING ARTISTIC RESEARCH
Curriculum and Pedagogy
 
Conference 28.-30. May 2018

 
Venue: University of Applied Arts Vienna, Location:  Sala Terrena, Heiligenkreuzer Hof

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Key dates
Deadline for abstract submission: 29th April, 2018                                                                
Double-blind peer review, notification on acceptance: by 27th April 2018
Acceptance notification: 7th May 2018
Registration opens: 7th May 2018


Contributions:
can be submitted in the following categories:
a

Presentations (of the paper in 15 minutes & 30 minutes of
discussion in small groups)

Please submit your abstract for your (paper) presentation: Please upload:UPLOAD

Abstract > max 1.500 characters including spaces

Keywords > max. 5 using stylesheet

b
Short Workshops (Learning something in 30 minutes)

Please submit your proposal for a workshop: Please upload: UPLOAD

Workshop description > max 1.500 characters including spaces

c

Poster Presentations

Please submit your proposal for a ‘POSTER‘ Presentation: Please upload: UPLOAD

be aware that we are having poster presentations of about 15 minutes.Each submission will be carefully viewed by independent reviewers. 

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All submissions must be written in English.

The language of the event is ENGLISH.

The participation is FREE OF CHARGE.

All attendees, participants and named presenters must register for the conference.
There is no conference fee to be paid.

Deadline for abstracts: 29th April, 2018

REGISTRATION: 

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All abtracts, descriptions, papers for the publication must be according to this Style Sheet

Publications
A book of abstracts will be printed for the conference and will also be available online as pdf download. Following the conference, a selection of contributions will be published in a peer-reviewed anthology in the publication series of the University of Applied Arts Vienna (De Gruyter). Planned schedule:
Paper submission deadline for anthology: End of October 2018
Double-blind peer review, notification on acceptance: 15th of November 2018
Please submit your full paper

Text > max. 14.000 characters including spaces and reference list using the stylesheet.

Accepted papers will be published in a book, which is planned to be published after the conference. The publication will be presented in Spring 2019

For further information please contact : georg.goldarbeiter@uni-ak.ac.at

 
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With art as research becoming an established paradigm in art education, several questions arise. How do we educate young artists to actively engage in the production of knowledge and aesthetic experiences in an expanded field? What are some of the role models that we can look to when we speak about hybrid practices and artistic research? How do we best prepare students to carry out their own artistic research? What can we space in the curriculum to accommodate a changed learning, making, and research landscape? And how is teaching “art” different from teaching “artistic research”? What particular abilities and competencies should a teacher of artistic research have?
 
The conference seeks contributions that respond to these questions through a variety of short presentations, theoretical reflections, analyses, case studies, performative lectures hands-on workshops and poster presentations. We invite practitioners and theoreticians from the fields of artistic research and arts/design to share their perspectives, expertise, and knowledge. The conference, which will take place in Vienna, is being organized jointly by the University of Applied Arts Vienna and Teachers College, Columbia University in New York. We particularly encourage submissions from young professionals and graduate students. Our goal is to create a supportive space for open, lively, and inclusive discussion.
 
Conference Sessions:
 
Session 1: Role Models

Given the wealth of possible approaches to artistic research, each of us may look to a different role model when defining art practice as research. What type of role models can we identify? Why do these succeed? This session aims to ground the conversation in examples of existing practices that are successful and distinct.
 
Session 2: Hybridity in Making: Rethinking the Curriculum
What do students need to know engage in meaningful artistic research? Given that artistic research takes place in an expanded field, and is often socially engaged, hybrid and contextual, what revisions should we make to the current curriculum? How do we best prepare students to carry out their own artistic research? And how is teaching “art” , “design” different from teaching “artistic research”? Is there a difference between art/design practice and artistic research practice? If yes, what is that difference?
 
Session 3: Hybrid Pedagogies: Teaching for Interdisciplinarity
How do art schools best educate students to engage with artistic research? Is a broad interdisciplinary background (in fields such as sociology, anthropology, psychology, philosophy, art history, ecology, crafts techniques) beneficial when teaching this type of research? What particular abilities and competencies should a teacher of artistic research have? How does a teacher encourage engagement with ideas beyond a market-driven traditional art career? What role do wonder, curiosity, and aesthetic experience play in this type of research?