List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Foreword Introduction Chapter 1 Interest: The Ethics of Invention - Paul Carter Chapter 2 The Magic is in Handling - Barbara Bolt Chapter 3 History Documents, Arts Reveals: Creative Writing as Research - Gaylene Perry Chapter 4 Cutting Choreography: Back and Forth Between 12 Stages and 27 Seconds - Dianne Reid Chapter 5 "Silent" Speech - Annette Iggulden Chapter 6 'Chamber': Experiencing Masculine Identity Through Dance Improvisation - Shaun McLeod Chapter 7 Rhizome/MyZone: A Case Study in Studio-based Dance Research - Kim Vincs Chapter 8 A Correspondence Between Practices - Stephen Goddard Chapter 9 Creating New Stories For Praxis: Navigations, Narrations, Neonarratives - Robyn Stewart Chapter 10 Foucault's 'What is An Author': Towards a Critical Discourse of Practice as Research - Estelle Barrett Chapter 11 Rupture and Recognition: Identifying The Performative Research Paradigm -Brad Haseman Chapter 12 The Exegesis as Meme - Estelle Barrett Notes References Contributors Appendix
Presents examples of studio-based research in art, film, video, creative writing and dance, each contextualized by a theoretical essay, complete with references. This book draws on such thinkers as Deleuze, Bourdieu and Heidegger in its examination of the relationship between practice and theory.
Estelle Barrett is Associate Professor and Honours Convenor in the School of Communications and Creative Arts at Deakin University, where she teaches Art Theory & Media & Communication. Barbara Bolt is Senior Lecturer at the Victorian College of the Arts Graduate School, University of Melbourne. she is the author of 'Art Beyond Representation: The Performative Power of the Image' (IBT, 2004). Both have forthcoming books in the Contemporary Thinkers Reframed series (IB Tauris), Estelle Barrett: 'Kristeva Reframed' and Barbara Bolt: 'Heidegger Reframed'.