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2007 inventing methodologies2

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12-13 February 2007, The Cinema, Goldsmiths College
An interdisciplinary workshop on practice-based research


Research Unit for Contemporary Art Practice

Monday 12th February 2007, The Cinema, Goldsmiths

09.30-10.00 Coffee and registration
10.00-10.10 Welcome

Panel #1. Artists and critical writing: current practice in PhD thesis writing.
Chaired by Sophia Kosmaoglou (PhD candidate, Goldsmiths)

10.10-10.30 Sophia Kosmaoglou
"A Report to the Academy"
10.30-11.15 Anne Tallentire (Professor of Fine Art, Central Saint Martins) in discussion with Dr Uriel Orlow (Research Fellow, University of Westminster)

11.30-12.00 Nicholas Stewart (PhD candidate, Goldsmiths)
“Language without context ”
12.00-12.30 Dr Sharon Kivland (Reader in Fine Art, Sheffield Hallam University)
“Two flutes, two clarinets, two horns, two trumpets, timpani, and strings"
12.30-13.00 Discussion

13.00-14.00 Lunch break

Panel #2. Interdisciplinarity and art in a research context.
Chaired by Dr Suhail Malik

14.00-14.30 Dr Suhail Malik (Course Leader Postgraduate Fine Art Critical Studies, Goldsmiths)
"Method without discipline"
14.30-15.00 Dr David Mollin (Artist)
"Can an Exhibition be as Frightening as a Good Stephen King Novel?"
15:00-15.15 Coffee break 15.15-15.45 Miguel Santos (PhD candidate, Sheffield Hallam University)
“Meaning - the dictatorship of its use”
15.45-16.15 Julia Lee Barclay (PhD candidate, University of Northampton)
“Apocryphal Theatre: Holding Tension”
16.15-16.45 Adnan Hadzi (PhD candidate, Goldsmiths)
“Deptford.TV – strategies of sharing”
16.45-17.00 Discussion

Tuesday 13th February 2007, The Cinema, Goldsmiths

Panel #3. Current notions of practice-based research in Fine Art.
Chaired by Dr Janet Hand

10.00-10.30 Dr Janet Hand (Head of Visual Arts, Goldsmiths)
"Methods and Madness in Research: Measurements of Quality and of Width”
10.30-11.00 Dave Reason (Master of Keynes College, University of Kent. Senior Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Studies in the History & Philosophy of Art)
"PhD Research Considered as a Cross-Country Mental Marathon; Or, The object of research and the fetishism of methodologies"

11.00-11.15 Coffee break 11.15-11.45 Stella Baraklianou (PhD candidate, Goldsmiths)
“Threads and other stories”
11.45-12.15 Vasileios Kantas (PhD candidate, Wimbledon College of Art)
“Constructing Ambiguous Photographs”
12.15-12.45 Dr Anita Ponton (Artist)
12.45-13.00 Discussion

13.00-14.00 Lunch break

Plenary discussion chaired by Professor Nick de Ville (Director of Postgraduate Research in Visual Arts, Goldsmiths)

14.00-14.30 Introduction by Professor Nick de Ville
14.30-16.00 Plenary discussion

*Presentations will be followed by a 10 minute question & answer session.


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