List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Foreword Notes on Contributors Introduction Extending the Field: Invention, Application and Innovation in Creative Arts Enquiry Estelle Barrett Chapter 1 Beyond Solipsism in Artistic Research: The Art Work and The Work of Art Barbara Bolt Chapter 2 Blogging as Art, Art as Research Lucas Ihlein Chapter 3 "Conversations Before the End of Time": Refuturing Applications of a New Media Praxis Keith Armstrong Chapter 4 Multimodal Research Applied to Decision Making by Incident Controllers on the Fire Ground Valerie Ingham Chapter 5 Newspaper Printing Sites and The Spoils of Creative Research Deborah Beaumont Chapter 6 The Riches Of Ambiguity: Art as a Site for the Senses Jo-Anne Duggan Chapter 7 Real Fiction: Theatre and Creative Research Scott Welsh Chapter 8 Practice as Method: The Ex/centric Fixations Project Bree Hadley Chapter 9 Poetic Documentary And Visual Anthropology: Evoking The Subject Cameron Rose Chapter 10 Marking Exchange: Life-Drawing, Methexis and Intersubjective Praxis Margaret Mayhew Chapter 11 Making Sense: Exploring Materialist Pedagogies Through Imagination, Collaboration and Criticality Carole Gray and Gordon Burnett Chapter 12 The Effective and The Evocative: A Spectrum of Creative Practice Research Jillian Hamilton and Luke Jaaniste Chapter 13 The Mode of Invention of Creative Research Iris van der Tuin Notes References
This is a timely follow-up to Practice as Research: Approaches to Creative Arts Enquiry and will be indispensable to researchers, institutions and research assessment bodies.
Estelle Barrett recently retired from the School of Communication and Creative Arts at Deakin University, Melbourne, where she was Associate Professor and Deputy Head of School. In 2013, she was appointed to the position of Adjunct Research Professor at Charles Sturt University, New South Wales. Barbara Bolt is a practising artist and art theorist and is currently the Associate Director, Research and Research Training at the Victorian College of Arts, at the University of Melbourne. She exhibits with Catherine Asquith Gallery in Melbourne.
Material Inventions is an essential intervention into the contemporary need to understand creative arts practice as research. It is instructive, enjoyable and yes, inventive. Lynn Turner, Senior Lecturer in Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths, University of London.