Research Methods for the Arts and Humanities: Practice-led Research, Research-led Practice in the Creative Arts

Editor/Author Smith, Hazel and Dean, Roger T.
Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $145.00
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ISBN: 978-0-74-863628-0
Category: Arts & Leisure - Art & Art History
Image Count: 21
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This book addresses one of the most exciting and innovative developments within higher education: the rise in prominence of the creative arts and the accelerating recognition that creative practice is a form of research.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures and Tables
  • 1. Introduction: Practice-led Research, Research-led Practice - Towards the Iterative Cyclic Web Hazel Smith and Roger T. Dean
  • Part 1 Methodologies of Practice-led Research and Research-led Practice
  • 2. Making Space: The Purpose and Place of Practice-led Research Graeme Sullivan
  • 3. New Media: The ‘First Word’ in Art? Simon Biggs
  • 4. Knowledge Unspoken: Contemporary Dance and the Cycle of Practice-led Research, Basic and Applied Research, and Research-led Practice Shirley McKechnie and Catherine Stevens
  • 5. Practice as Research through Performance Baz Kershaw
  • 6. Beachcombing: A Fossicker's Guide to Whiteness and Indigenous Sovereignty Anne Brewster
  • Part 2 Case Histories
  • 7. Integrating Creative Practice and Research in the Digital Media Arts Andrew R. Brown and Andrew Sorensen
  • 8. Mariposa: The Story of New Work of Research/Creation, Taking Shape, Taking Flight Kathleen Vaughan
  • 9. Sustaining the Sustainable? Developing a Practice and Problem-led New Media Praxis Keith Armstrong
  • 10. Nightmares in the Engine Room Jane Goodall
  • Part 3 Creative Practice and Research in Education and Politics
  • 11. Acquiring Know-How: Research Training for Practice-led Researchers Brad Haseman and Daniel Mafe
  • 12. Asking Questions of Art: Higher Education, Research and Creative Practice Judith Mottram
  • 13. The Academic Mode of Production Sharon Bell
  • Appendix: Questionnaire to Creative Arts Practitioners
  • Notes on Contributors