Writing and the PhD in fine art

Macleod, Katy and Holdridge, Lin (2011) Writing and the PhD in fine art. In: Biggs, Michael and Karlsson, Henrik, (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Research in the Arts. Abingdon, Oxon. : Routledge. pp. 353-367. (Routledge Companions) ISBN 9780415581691

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Abstract

This book chapter addresses the role of writing in the formulation of a PhD in Fine Art. It proposes that writing is part of a negotiation between setting out the thesis as research proof and critical engagement with it through conceiving and making art. Through brief but detailed analyses of PhDs in the field it adumbrates how the role of the researcher is embedded in the enquiry and that this is essential to a research process where the artist researcher is in pursuit of further art research contingent on the changed and changing conditions effected by the current research project.

Item Type: Book Section
Physical Location: This item is held in stock at Kingston University Library
Research Area: Art and design
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture (until 2017) > School of Fine Art
Depositing User: Katy Macleod
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2017 15:04
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2017 11:35
DOI: 9780415581691
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/36465

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