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O'Riley, Tim, 2011, Journal Article, A discrete continuity Journal of Research Practice, 7 (1). ISSN 1712851X

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'A discrete continuity: On the relation between research and art practice' was published by The Journal of Research Practice, a peer-reviewed journal at Athabasca University Press. This article reflects on the nature of research and art practice, which makes a case for the necessary intermingling of these activities. Research is seen as an operating structure for the process and production of, among other things, art; it is regarded as integral to the processes of thinking and making, as are curiosity, creative enquiry and critical reflection. O’Riley asserts that these processes are not necessarily discipline-specific – although particular disciplines have specific procedures and goals – and it is argued that provisionality is central to what art can offer other disciplines; it can make a virtue of incompleteness. Discussing Flusser, Deutsch and Varto among others, the article posits an expanded notion of the artwork that is essentially conditional and reliant on spectatorial involvement.

Official URL: http://jrp.icaap.org/index.php/jrp
Subjects: Creative Arts and Design > W100 Fine Art > W140 Printmaking
School or Centre: School of Fine Art
Copyright Holders: Tim O'Riley
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2012 09:41
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2012 09:41
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/1006

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