Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

2013 Edition
| Editors: Elias G. Carayannis

Artistic Research

  • Alexander DamianischEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-3858-8_473

Arts-based Research, Development of the Arts, Applied Arts, Expanded Research, Implicit Knowledge, Practice Based Research, Research in the Arts, Research through the Arts, Research on the Arts

The aim of this entry is to present basic thoughts regarding practices of artistic research with the objective to describe specific criteria pertaining to this specific process of knowledge production. References to considerations regarding the philosophy of science are possible, but not intended as a demarcation to the further thoughts presented that make up the central element of the entry. Central topics of artistic research are brought into focus, evaluated, and used to generate specific processes for knowledge development. After a brief thematic introduction to the topic and an attempt to a “mapping of artistic research,” specific aspects are described in the “setting of artistic research,” followed by the thoughts regarding concrete “modes of artistic research,” and concluded through...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Support Art and ResearchUniversity of Applied ArtsViennaAustria