A Journal of Ideas, Contexts and Methods

Volume 2. No. 1. Summer 2008
ISSN 1752-6388



Art & Research is published twice a year by Studio55, a research centre of Glasgow School of Art

Ross Birrell

Production Editor
Alan Currall

Editorial Board
Francis McKee
Ross Sinclair
John Calcutt
Ysanne Holt
Tom O'Sullivan
Craig Richardson
Ken Neil
Rebecca Gordon Nesbitt
Will Bradley
Damian Sutton
Claire Doherty

International Advisory Board
Raimundas Malasauskas, Vilnius
Erden Kosova, Istanbul
Silke Baumann, Basel
Dominic Hislop, Berlin
Claudia Amorim, Sao Paulo
Sophie Berrebi, Amsterdam
Jan Verwoert, Berlin
Brian O’Connell, New York
Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield, London
Michael Rakowitz, Chicago
Lars Bang Larsen, Frankfurt/Copenhagen
Jacob Lillemose Copenhagen
Ursula Biemann, Zurich
Dieter Lesage, Brussels/Berlin
Simon Sheikh, Malmo/Berlin
Ron Broglio, Atlanta
Henk Slager, Utrecht
Mika Hannula

Honorary International Advisor
Susan Hiller

ISSN 1752-6388

Studio 55: Centre for Research in Fine Art Practice
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This publication is supported by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as part of the Burgess programme run by the Cultural Department of the French Embassy in London.

Note to Contributors

Art & Research is an artist-led, internationally peer-assessed e-journal of Research in Fine Art Practice, focused upon questions, contexts and methodologies of artistic research and practice. Art & Research aims to serve professional artists and academics, curators and critics, artistic researchers, postgraduate and doctoral research students and undergraduates, and to inform current pedagogical thought in a global context.

Art & Research welcomes submissions from artists, researchers, academics, critics and curators which seek to engage with all areas of research in Fine Art practice and/or pedagogy. Submissions may take the form of interviews, analytical or polemical essays as well as audio, visual or text-based artworks which seek to address issues in / or are the outcomes of research in Fine Art practice.

We also welcome interdisciplinary articles which address research in Fine Art practice in relation to questions and methodologies in the context of philosophy, politics, law, medicine, science and the humanities.

Written submissions should normally not exceed 5000 words. Contributions must be submitted as Word attachments to email messages. Abstracts of about 100 words should be included in a separate file.

Written submissions should be double spaced and minimum 12 pt font, Times. Citations and referencing should follow Oxford system.

If you are intending to submit audio, visual or text-based artwork for consideration please contact editors in advance with an outline of your proposal and its relation to your practice and research.

All submissions considered for publication by editors will be forwarded for blind peer assessment by nominated assessors of each issue.

Submissions should not be currently under consideration by another journal.

Art & Research is not responsible for damage or loss of submitted materials.

Submissions should be sent to: [email protected]



With and Around Jacques Rancière

Audronė Žukauskaitė

Sean Snyder

Michael Rakowitz

Jörg Heiser

Dan Kidner

Chris Evans

Clara Ursitti

Andrew Sunley Smith

Brian O’Connell

Sarah-Neel Smith