The Research Catalogue (RC) is a non-commercial, collaboration and publishing platform for artistic research provided by the Society for Artistic Research. The RC is free to use for artists and researchers. It serves also as a backbone for teaching purposes, student assessment, peer review workflows and research funding administration. It strives to be an open space for experimentation and exchange.

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Screenshot 2024-05-08 at 10.50.02 (2024) Manuel Phil. Bischof
as a white ass, male human, Swiss/Austrian citizen, I refuse to reproduce the Western narrative of art history. I am a Fine Art student at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague (KABK), who had to write a personal art history in max. 1000 words. 08.05.2024 The Hague
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Arts-based-philosophy is an emerging research concept at the cutting edge of the arts, philosophy and the Sciences in which cross-disciplinary research collectives align their research practices to finally stage their investigations in field-performances, shared with the public. Our research explores the significance of the HEART in artistic research and performance philosophy from a cross-cultural perspective, partially based on the concepts of the HEART in the works of two artist-philosophers, in which philosophy already became arts-based-philosophy: Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra and Aurobindo’s poetic opus magnum Savitri. We generally assume that the works of artist-philosophers are not only engaged in “creating concepts” (Deleuze), but their concepts are also meant to be staged artistically to let them bodily matter in fact. The role of the HEART in respect to this process of “bodily mattering” is the core objective under investigation: Firstly, because we hold that atmospheres trigger the HEART of a lived-body to taste the flavor of things it is environmentally engaged with basically in an aesthetic manner (Nietzsche). In this respect the analysis of the classical notion for the aesthete in Indian philosophy and aesthetics, sahṛdaya––which literally means, “somebody, with a HEART”––becomes crucial. Secondly, because the HEART is said to be not just reducible to one’s manifest Nature, but has access to one’s virtual Nature as well. The creation hymn in the oldest of all Vedas (Rgveda) for instance informs us that a HEART is capable of crossing being (sat) & non-being (asat), which makes it fluctuate among these two realms and even allows its aspirations to let virtual possibilities matter. Such concepts show striking similarities with contemporary concepts in philosophy-physics, e.g. the concepts of “virtual particles” and “quantum vacuum fluctuations” (Barad).
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Urban witches (2024) Nitzibon
An immersive documentary film experience of a shamanic ceremony.
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An Ordinary Tree (2024) Wolfgang Konrad
PhD project: Before the Truth in Documentary, Supervisor: Luzius Bernhard Envelope is a publication of the PhD in Art programme at the University of Applied Arts Vienna
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Art and Conservation of more-than-human Entities in the Post-Conflict (2024) Marthin Rozo Castaño
PhD project: Art and Conservation in the Post-Conflict, Supervisor: Cristina Garcia Grinda + Efrén Diaz Moreno Envelope is a publication of the PhD in Art programme at the University of Applied Arts Vienna
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Be our Guest: Serving Ancestral Anecdotes on the rocks (2024) Corç George Demir
PhD project: Ancestral Junctures: On the Expansion of Ancestral Mythologies, Supervisor: Hans Schabus Envelope is a publication of the PhD in Art programme at the University of Applied Arts Vienna
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