. . . to "create a deeper appreciation within the academic community of art-making as a vital form of research that both interprets and re-imagines our world." . . . focusing on what research means to practicing artists. Some questions . . . What constitutes research for the artist and what typical roles does it play in the finished product? . . . What is the focus of the participating artists' inquiries/experiments/explorations?. . . more
(via a place to work nothing fancy)
" . . . Walter Benjamin's last definition of the aura of a work of art - art is that which returns our gaze. Merleau-Ponty uses the term chiasm to describe this space of intersection, a crossing over of two physiological structures."
(this Public Address | Reciprocal Vision)
- See: Education
:: note :: . . . we have an immense responsibility to conduct research . . . where better than in a university environment . . . too often the "establishment" requires a professional "schooling" . . . programmed results towards a marketable product . . . gaze . . .