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Art machines, cultural probes and academic practices

Academy of Visual Arts (November 22, 2012)
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CONFERENCE : International Conference on Research Creativity : Praxis

Making magic machines or practicing at the unknown
Articulating networks : Collaboration in the project Nocturne
Caught my wink
Haptic play : Materials, bodies, and architectures in dance and design
Intractable differences : Artistic research and the problem of practice
The mind-body interface : Hypnosis and direct experience
Inner technologies and the field of freedom
The illusory vitality of objects
Thinking through the body : A multimodal perspective from Autism
Praxis of creativity mining in Tibetan buddhism
Hand making community
Fair play : Contemporary collaborative painting
Culture, art and transformation
Art machines, cultural probes and academic practices
Old media, new media and the organic body
Poetry and translation : Collaborative practice and creative outcome
New maps for new spaces : The poetics of creative knowledge
Theory as practice and practice as theory : Praxis and the PhD in Art
Radical finitude : Difference as strategy
Seven typical hurdles to teaching creativity at art schools and how they ...
Blank model prototyping for creating wearable computers in ...
Image writing : Research on the expressive and communicative power of art
MAJOR SPEAKER : Hui, Allison
LENGTH : 25 min.
ACCESS : Open to all
SUMMARY : This paper reflects upon the separation between academic and artistic practices by considering personal discomfort, academic practices and the disciplinary boundaries of creativity. While attention within the social sciences to embodiment, emotion and the more-thanrepresentational has sparked efforts to present research differently, the conventions of social scientific practices have limited the circulation of new methods and genres of writing. Drawing upon theories of practice, I suggest that the standardization of social science around specific sets of elements including understandings of methodological rigor and critique complicates the circulation of more creative offerings. By taking up the example of 'cultural probes', which have moved from design research to the social sciences, I show how the circulation of creative methods needs to be considered in relation to that of values, understandings and goals as well. The paper ends with a playful attempt to circulate new ideas by presenting five 'socio-art machines'.  [Go to the full record in the library's catalogue]



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