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Week 4: Future Opportunities with visiting speaker – lecture / seminar / workshop (ART723)

Updated: Feb 28, 2023

Week beginning: 21st February 2023

Week 4: Future Opportunities with visiting speaker – lecture / seminar / workshop


Today’s session on creative research methods was presented by guest speaker Ewa Satalecka. Here are some lecture notes and references on the session.

Christopher Frayling (1993)

Research in Art and Design- Royal College of Art Papers 1(1)

1) Researching For- gathering reference materials- thinking embodied in the artefact.

2) Researching Into- Historical, Aesthetic, or perceptual- Variety of theoretical perspectives.

3) Researching Through- Materials, developmental works, and action reporting.


The research process:

– Research questions

– Context,

– Methods,

– Documentation

– Dissemination

subject might change during the study, but the assessment is based on the proposal for the study design at its inception.


Criteria for assessing research:

– Intent,

– Originality,

– Knowledge and understanding,

– Research questions,

– Context,

– Methods,

– Documentation,

– Dissemination

Art practice qualifies as research when its purpose is to broaden our knowledge and understanding through an original investigation. It begins with questions that are pertinent to the research context and the art world and employs methods that are appropriate to the study. The process and outcomes of the research is appropriately documented and disseminated to the research community and to the wider public.


Adam

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