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Research in the Creative and Media Arts

Challenging Practice

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In Research in the Creative and Media Arts, Desmond Bell looks at contemporary art and design practice, arguing that research activity is now a vital part of the creative dynamic.

Today, creative arts and media students are expected to develop a range of research competencies and critical capacities in their creative project work. This book plots the basis for a research culture in the creative and media arts. It provides an illuminating genealogy of artistic research, revealing the intimate connections between art and science over the centuries and identifying some of the founding figures of practice-based artistic research. Bell explores the research that artists undertake through a number of case studies, talking to a range of contemporary artists and media makers about their work and the role research plays in this. He also traces the dialogues between art practice and a range of other humanity disciplines, such as history, anthropology and critical theory. His analysis reveals how contemporary art practice is now so locked into a set of interlocutions about process and purpose that it increasingly resembles a research practice in and of itself.

Research in the Creative and Media Arts is a comprehensive overview of the relationship between research and practice that is ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as researchers in the fields of art and design, art history and visual culture.

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Year Published
2019
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English
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Bell, Desmond. Research in the Creative and Media Arts: Challenging Practice. Routledge, 2019.
Chicago
Bell, Desmond. Research in the Creative and Media Arts: Challenging Practice. Milton, United Kingdom: Routledge, 2019.
APA
Bell, D. (2019). Research in the Creative and Media Arts: Challenging Practice. Routledge.
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@book{Bell2019Research, address = {Milton, United Kingdom}, author = {Bell, Desmond}, year = {2019}, publisher = {Routledge}, title = {Research in the {Creative} and {Media} {Arts}: Challenging {Practice}}, }

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