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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PRIOR (2024) Matej Hajek
PRIOR is a functional experimental installation that explores the relationship between the sensory apparatus and spatial orientation. The subject of investigation is the link between the prediction model and the sensory input of the visual apparatus. By the method of disruption of the visual apparatus, the sequence of the mechanism responsible for spatial orientation is disentangled.
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Public Positions (2024) Master Performing Public Space - David Limaverde
Public Positions - looking into the works of MA PPS artists and their Public Spaces. With this new collective online publication, MA PPS curates past and current alumni artistic research processes and practices that encapsulate references and positions of public space discourse. The publication serves as documentation of artists who developed (part of) their research together with the programme, and that shares their valuable contribution to the field of Performing Public Space.
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Archiving with Bare Feet (2024) Adesola Akinleye
This is an archiving project initiated by Siobhan Davies Studios, UK. The Archiving of the performance work "Truth and Transparency" Questions what it means to archive dance as well as what happens when a dance is archived acknowledging that some types of choreographers' work have historically been archived while other types of choreographers have not. What does it do to a dance and choreographer to be archived? This project is also interested in the changes in the creative process of performing the dance which was first choreographed in 2007 and is now being given new life through this archiving project. Truth & Transparency (2007): a performance work for three (two performers and one dancer manipulating projected image onto the performance space using a mirror). The work was inspired by Ralph Ellison’s ‘Invisible Man’ and Adesola’s reflections on bringing up their own children as two masculine presenting Black youth at the time. The piece researched Step and Crumping dance forms as well as foreshadowed new technology using projection in real-time to manipulate the audience’s perception of dancers and space.
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Performing Precarity (2024) Laurence Crane, Anders Førisdal, LEA Ye Gyoung, Io A. Sivertsen, Lisa Streich, Jennifer Torrence and Ellen Ugelvik
To be a contemporary music performer today is to have a deeply fragmented practice. The performer’s role is no longer simply a matter of mastering her instrument and executing a score. Music practices are increasingly incorporating new instruments and technologies, methods of creating works, audience interaction and situations of interdependence between performer subjects. The performer finds herself unable to keep a sense of mastery over the performance. In other words, performing is increasingly precarious.
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WALKING BETWEEN WOR[L]DS WITH LINES (2024) Benjamin Jenner
WALKING BETWEEN WOR[L]DS WITH LINES is a workshop. It was delivered at Convocation II, Vienna, 2023, a gathering arranged and facilitated by the Language-Based Artistic Research Group. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this research is to explore how, in the absence of vision, the body, language and landscape combine to form a particular type of cartographic, text-informed, mental image in the mind, that is both a record of movement and a score for future object intra-actions. Ordinarily, I fill the role of blindfolded navigator, with a colleague playing the role of the sighted interlocutor. This activity flipped these roles, enabling me to utilise the experience I have acquired through navigating many forests without sight, to assist participants in navigating blindfold through the landscape of Convocation II, Zentrum Fokus Forschung (ZFF). The blurring of physical site and temporal event is deliberate here, the activity of navigating blindfolded with the body generatively blending with psychic travel in the mind. This is an opportunity for participants to think about how vision enables a particular version of the wor[l]d, and to speculate on what other kinds of wor[l]d might be possible in vision’s absence.
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Come rendere visibile l'invisibile? (2024) Michele Rinaldi
In occasione del workshop tenuto dal prof Ripa di Meana e dal post-doc Andrea Guidi, sono stato invitato a leggere la scena quarta e quinta dell'Amleto di Shakespeare. Dopo una iniziale lettura personale, il prof ha tenuto una lettura collettiva in cui ciascuno studente esponeva le prime impressioni sul testo. In questa fase il prof ci ha aiutato a focalizzare meglio i temi principali delle scene lette, agevolando noi studenti l'osservazione di alcune delle dinamiche principali della tragedia. Dopo la lettura collettiva, è iniziato il mio personale processo sul testo di Shakespeare che si è composto di tre fasi principali: - reinterpretazione, - ricerca, - rielaborazione. 1 FASE DI REINTERPRETAZIONE Sono partito rileggendo il testo dell'Amleto e, contemporaneamente, su un foglio scrivevo quelli che ritenevo essere i "punti principali" delle scene analizzate. Successivamente ho iniziato una fase di "brainstorming personale" in cui andavo a scrivere tutte le parole-chiave che mi venivano in mente, cercando connessioni, approfondimenti e punti di vista diversi tra le varie parole che venivano fuori. 2 FASE DI RICERCA Una volta completata questa prima fase di reinterpretazione del testo, mi sono concentrato sulla ricerca delle principali tematiche che sono venute a galla nei punti chiave e nel brainstorming. Nel farlo ho utilizzato due strumenti: il primo è KOBI e il secondo è Perplexity. In questa analisi, non mi soffermerò sul secondo ma esporrò le ricerche effettuate sulla prima piattaforma menzionata. In generale, la fase di ricerca è consistita in un'alternarsi e un'influenzarsi di entrambi i motori di ricerca. Su KOBI ho cercato parole-chiave come: "delirio", "sogno", "complesso di edipo", "piattaforma", "memoria", "ricordo" ecc... Per alcune ricerche non usciva nulla, per altre invece venivano suggeriti media e materiali estremamente interessanti che hanno indirizzato il mio percorso di rielaborazione del testo. 3 FASE DI RIELABORAZIONE Una volta soddisfatto la mia necessità di ricerca di materiale, in maniera molto naturale, ho avuto l'idea di come rielaborare uno dei temi principali emersi nel testo shakespeariano. In sintesi, ritengo KOBI uno strumento efficace per aumentare la creatività, tuttavia in questa fase embrionale della piattaforma, risulta ancora difficile ottenere sempre risultati, per via del ristretto database di cui la piattaforma fa uso. Tuttavia, se sviluppata al meglio, ritengo che questo possa essere un medium fantastico per chiunque faccia ricerca, artistica e non, ampliando le proprie possibilità creative e il proprio bagaglio di conoscenza.
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