This edited volume maps dialogues between science and technology studies research on the arts and the emerging field of artistic research. The main themes in the book are an advanced understanding of discursivity and reasoning in arts-based research, the methodological relevance of material practices and things, and innovative ways of connecting, staging, and publishing research in art and academia. This book touches on topics including studies of artistic practices; reflexive practitioners at the boundaries between the arts, science, and technology; non-propositional forms of reasoning; unconventional (arts-based) research methods and enhanced modes of presentation and publication.
Table of Contents
- Dialogues between Artistic Research and Science and Technology Studies: An Introduction:
Henk Borgdorff, Peter Peters, and Trevor Pinch; Part I: Dialogues; 2. Cataloguing Artistic Research: The Passage from Documented Work to Published Research: Henk Borgdorff; 3. From Quasi-Objects to Artistic Components: Science Studies and Artistic Research: Esa Kirkkopelto; 4. A Thought Experiment on Artistic Research as High-Risk Ethnography: Ruth Benschop; 5. Wisdom in Artistic Research: An Alternative to the Discourse of Art as Knowledge Production: Nora S. Vaage; 6. STS by Material Means: Art Critiquing Science: Hannah Rogers; Part II: Practices; 7. Material Systems: Kinetic Sound Art and STS: Jon Pigott; 8. Negotiation, Translation, Synchronization?: The Role of Boundary Objects in Artistic Research: Johanna Schindler; 9. Figurations of Hybrid Ecologies in Artistic Practice: Desiree Foerster; 10. Crafting Baroque Sound: Making Organ Pipes Matter Artistically: Peter Peters; Part III: Experiments; 11. Everything will be Screen: Readdressing Screenness through Art-based Experiments: Claude Draude; 12. Material Knowledge and Alchemical Practice: Katharine Vones; 13. Kissing and Staring in Times of Neuromania: The Social Brain in Art-Science Experiments: Flora Lysen; 14. Re-enactment as a Research Strategy: Performance Art, Video Analysis, and Vice-Versa: Philippe Sormani
Henk Borgdorff is Academic Director and Professor of Research in the Arts at Academy of Creative and Performing Arts, Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University, and Professor at the University of the Arts The Hague, Royal Conservatoire, The Netherlands.
Peter Peters is Professor at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands.
Trevor Pinch is Goldwin Smith Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Cornell University, USA.