Workshop Henk Borgdorff

Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (NL)

Two-day workshop on the publication of artistic research in academia. Leonhard de Paepe leads the discussions.

The seminar will focus on the publication of artistic research in academia. In the first part - on Thursday 20 December - the criteria for the assessment of artistic research and the relationship between art and writing are discussed. Here reference will be made to the peer review guidelines of the Journal for Artistic Research. In the second part - on Friday 21 December - the students will work hands-on with the Research Catalogue platform in order to test what forms of art writing are possible on the platform.

Reading list:

Chapter 7, 'The Production of Knowledge in Artistic Research', from Henk Borgdorff (2012). _The Conflict of the Faculties: Perspectives on Artistic Research and Academia' (Leiden: Leiden University Press), pp. 140-73.

Michael Schwab and Henk Borgdorff. 'Introduction'. In: Michael Schwab and Henk Borgdorff (2013 forthcoming). _The Exposition of Artistic Research: Publishing Art in Academia.

In order to further prepare for the workshop the participants will be provided with an account to the Research Catalogue. The participants are expected to have read the ABOUT and the FAQ sectons on the webpage:

Henk Borgdorff is Professor of Research in the Arts at the University of the Arts, The Hague (The Netherlands), and Visiting Professor in Aesthetics at the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts at the University of Gothenburg (Sweden). He is editor of the Journal for Artistic Research and – with Michael Schwab – leader of the Artistic Research Catalogue project. Borgdorff is member of the Strategic Working Group on Research of the HBO-raad (Netherlands Association of Universities of Applied Sciences); chair of the working group ‘Validation’ of the SHARE-network (Erasmus/ELIA); chair of the International Quality Advisory Board of the ‘Konstnärliga forskarskolan’ (the national school for artistic research in Sweden); and member of the Advisory Board of the Finnish Doctoral School in Artistic Research.