The Artistic Research group provides a coherent and ambitious programme around practice based research. It exists to encourage and support interdisciplinary, cross-School and inter-Institutional research initiatives in a supportive environment that encourages research activity at all levels.

Recent submissions

  • Image and indeterminacy in Heidegger's schematism 

    Cazeaux, Clive (University of Michigan, 2020)
    This paper focuses on the work to which the concept of image is put by Heidegger in his retrieval of the schematism in Kant and the Problem of Metaphysics. Whereas the schematic role of the image is never fully developed ...
  • Speaker Park: An Intersection of loudspeaker design and post-acousmatic composition. 

    Pigott, Jon; Saario, Antti (2019-12-05)
    Speaker Park was an internationally curated project which brought together a custom installation of 24 hand built, sculptural loudspeakers made by Roar Sletteland and Jon Pigott, with two composers, Antti Sakari Saario and ...
  • Washing with the Gods. An exhibition of Magic Soaps from Central America, South America, and Spain 

    Green, James (2019-07-21)
    Most people are familiar with bars of soap and probably use them every day without thinking about them. Soap is one of the mundane objects that form part of our everyday lives. Generally, a normal bar of soap will cost ...
  • Zoe Preece: Pacing the Perimeter 

    Mayo, Natasha (Mansfield Ceramics, 2019-04)
    An artist’s studio reflects a kind of human geography, a social mapping of space as important to them as the doors and walls of the architecture itself. This is what Edward Soja terms as a ‘Third Space’, a rather brilliant ...
  • The poetics of the fragment 

    Cazeaux, Clive (Wales in Venice, 2019-05-24)
    Installation art has two defining features. The first is that it requires the experience of the viewer or visitor for its completion. This is on the understanding that what is offered in an installation is distributed in ...
  • From insignificance to significance 

    Cazeaux, Clive (Bloomsbury, 2020-02-01)
    Through a series of artworks, the name ‘Martin Creed’ leads us to a position where the concept of what counts as an object of attention cannot be taken for granted. We find ourselves in a context where any minute, ordinarily ...
  • Art, philosophy and the connectivity of concepts 

    Cazeaux, Clive (Taylor and Francis, 2019-05-01)
    In the history of philosophy, concepts are traditionally pictured as discrete containers that bring together objects or qualities based on the possession of shared, uniform properties. This paper focuses on a contrasting ...
  • Industrialised: Art in Manufacturing in the Gallery 

    Stitt, Andre; Konstantakou, Chrisoula (2019)
    International artists uncover the humanity, brutality and ingenuity of factory production in a rare gathering of work exploring mankind and manu-facturing in INDUSTRIALISED. Featuring work unexhibited in the UK to date and ...
  • Speaker Park 

    Pigott, Jon (2019-03-09)
    Speaker Park was an internationally curated collaborative event combining the production of a unique, sculptural, multi-loudspeaker installation with two original and bespoke musical compositions. Jon Pigott’s ...
  • The Ceramophone 

    Pigott, Jon; Murphy, Ingrid (2018)
    The Ceramophone (2018) by Jon Pigott and Ingrid Murphy is an interactive, kinetic piece of sound art comprising re-appropriated and bespoke electronics and ceramics. The piece forms part of Murphy and Pigott’s ongoing ...
  • Brutal Print 

    Stitt, Andre; Hardacre, Sarah (2019)
    Brutal Print explores the legacy of Britain’s brutalist architecture and New Town environments through the medium of print and collage. Screen-print, collage and the graphic image are explored as a communication tool that ...
  • ‘A Synthetic Model for a Post-Capitalist Economy in a Parallel Universe’ National Eisteddfod of Wales, The Senedd Welsh Assembly Cardiff 2018 

    Stitt, Andre (2018-08)
    A painting/installation that considers art as a synthetic communicator and transmitter of experience reflecting the uncertainty of human-historical time and place. The work draws upon the materiality of the built environment ...
  • ASTRO CIVICS 

    Stitt, Andre (2017)
    Astro-civics is an exhibition of 6 large-scale paintings by André Stitt. This latest body of work sees a clear continuation of his exploration into brutalist architecture and the new towns of Post-World War society. A ...
  • space, hope + altered estates 

    Stitt, Andre (2018)
    “In these new paintings, I continue to explore themes of communities and their dissolution - I use allusions to architecture and places of habitation, such as Britain’s new towns, housing estates and military installations, ...
  • New Town Reclamation: Skelmersdale 

    Stitt, Andre (2018-08-18)
    “…asks many questions of expression and validation. Nostalgia. Vandalism. New expression. Territory and memory.” - Simon Herbert Location: Concrete wall relief between Exchange roundabout and Whitehey Island roundabout on ...
  • Civics 

    Stitt, Andre (Edge Hill University, 2019)
    Civics considers Andre Stitt’s painting practice through the placement and exhibition of work at Edge Hill University and associated interventions at nearby Skelmersdale new town in Lancashire England. The publication shows ...
  • Guido and Am I Robot? A Case Study of Two Robotic Artworks Operating in Public Spaces 

    Granjon, Paul; Dutech, Alain; Henaff, Patrick (Universidade do Porto Praça Gomes Teixeira, 2018-06-14)
    This article is a case study of two artworks that were commissioned for and exhibited in art venues in 2016 and 2017. The first artwork, Guido the Robot Guide, guided the visitors to an art-science exhibition, presenting ...
  • La più geniale tra le maschere (The Most Brilliant Amongst the Masks), in Visions Part of Cinque Mostre 

    Edwards, Sean (2017)
    New work produced for Group Exhibition. Cinque Mostre 2017 is an annual exhibition of work by current Rome Prize Fellows. Composed of collaborative projects guest-curated by Ilaria Gianni under the collective title ...
  • Resource 

    Edwards, Sean (2015)
    RESOURCE is a group exhibition inspired by the 1927 founding manifesto of the Bluecoat which states that the organisation was set up to promote not only the arts, but also the ‘diffusion of useful knowledge’. The ...
  • 'Untitled 2007/2013' and 'Untitled' in Ground (Group exhibition) 

    Edwards, Sean (2016)
    My works 'untitled 2007/2013' (2013) and 'Untitled' (2007) presented as part of a group show. Within a group exhibition, artists Sean Edwards, Lynn Fulton, Adrian Schindler & Eulàlia Rovira and Lucy Vann present work that ...

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