À la recherche = In search of practice-based research

Balfour, Barbara. À la recherche = In search of practice-based research. Toronto, Ont.: Open Studio, 2016.

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Abstract (English)

"Balfour has asked thirty or so artists (including Diane Borsato, Tara Cooper, Jenn Law, Gwen McGregor, Patrick Mahon, David Merritt, and Joy Walker, among others) who she believes already have a relationship to research in their own work to participate in this project. At the same time, they might also take issue with this particular terminology. Roberta Smith, for one, has decried the undertones of professionalism that inflect the term “art practice,” suggesting something similar to a medical practice; others, including Owen Chapman and Kim Sawchuk, have underlined how “research” has been traditionally understood in the academy as scholarly rather than creative. Balfour is reluctant to offer a definition, even her own working definition, of practice-based research, as she does not want to over determine or limit participants’ responses. She is primarily interested in how they envision, interpret, and represent it on their own terms—what practice-based research might look like." -- Publisher's website.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Balfour, Barbara (Author); Kelly, Sara (Collaborator)
Dossier: 351 - OPEN STUDIO (Toronto)
Collation: 1 online resrouce (1 PDF file)
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Toronto, Ont.: Open Studio
Artists: Boon, Marcus; Pearson, Christie; Borsato, Diane; Brotman, Yael; Burns, Bill; Cooper, Tara; Couroux, Marc; Daigneault, Michel; Gurney, Janice; Hlady, Marla; Horowitz, Risa; Jones, Janet; Krüger, Nestor; Langill, Caroline; Lau, Yam; Law, Jenn; Levitt, Nina; Macgregor, Gwen; Mahon, Patrick; Martin, Annie; Merritt, David; Migone, Christof; Pak, June; Patton, Andy; Pien, Ed; Shepherd, Stephanie; Stewart, Penelope; Sullivan, Derek; Tapp, Monica; Thib, Jeannie; Vickerd, Brandon; Walker, Joy; Balfour, Barbara
Critics / Curators / Historians: Balfour, Barbara
Art Organizations: Exhibition Centres > Canada > Ontario > Open Studio (Toronto)
Event Title: À la recherche (in search of practice-based research) : Marcus Boon, Christie Pearson, Diane Borsato, Yael Brotman, Bill Burns, Tara Cooper, Marc Couroux, Michel Daigneault, Janice Gurney, Marla Hlady, et alli.
Type: Exhibition
Location: Open Studio (Toronto, Ontario)
Dates: 8 January - 6 Feburary 2016
Copyright Statement: Open Studio; The artists; The authors
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Original title: À la recherche (in search of practice-based research)

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Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2020 19:01
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2020 19:34
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/31838
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