Juha Varto: Artistic Research - What Is It? Who Does It? Why?
Arts universities have conducted, supervised, evaluated, and analysed research based on artistic activity. In the early days of this artistic research, a question arose: Can a work or act of art itself be artistic research? Artistic research is a young, open discipline, that is constantly leading to new discoveries. It is based on artists’ professional skills and on methods that have so far been applied in practice but not considered in theory. With this book, Varto takes a step forward to add theory to practice, but not adding just any theory...