That knowledge allows you to draw relevant conclusions and make significant arguments.The intention is not to deny, underestimate or depreciate current theoretical tendencies in art research but to return the emphasis – at least for a moment – to the questions and themes that concern the material bases of the contemporary art research.What does empirical material mean in different disciplines?
In recent years the field of art research has become wider and polymorphous. The first concerns the development and strengthening of artistic research in art academies since the late 1990’s.
Today artistic research has become an umbrella term that covers all kinds of art research, especially research that concerns contemporary art.
The understanding of all these aspects simplifies the analysis of the art piece and allows us to produce a more detailed and exhaustive paper.
Below, we provide you with a list of talented artists of three centuries.
The lack of empirical knowledge about the studied object can lead to a situation where the research arguments are based on a weak evidence.
This conference focuses on connoisseurship in art and asks, what does it mean when connoisseurship is used in relation to contemporary art and its research?The other reason is a consequence of structural changes in the universities and their curricula.Through these changes traditional disciplines have been merged into one another, transformed or constituted together with nearby disciplines.You can choose any epoch, any art movement, any school and present their peculiarities, representatives, and origins.Artists’ biographies always have something to surprise with: skeletons in the closet, unusual career stories, difficult childhood, etc.10.15 - 11.45 Elina Saloranta: Life as research material Ilya Orlov: Connoisseurship: Distinguishing the ‘Other’ of the Past Hilja Roivainen: Iconographical and taught historical materials in the contemporary art and digital imagery research 14.15 - 15.45 Riikka Niemelä: Archival research, phenomenology and video art Loïse Lelevé: A “Modigliani Scandal”? in Art and Critical Studies is from the California Institute of the Arts. Peltomäki’s research analyzes the formation of subjects within discreet institutional frameworks of art, and accesses contemporary discourse in critical theory, cultural studies, visual culture, and feminist theory.Connoisseurship and the Ethics of Truth in Contemporary European Literature Lorella Scacco: How to approach interaction in contemporary art research 16.00 - 17.30 Simo Kellokumpu ja Sari Palosaari: Hyper-Reading space Britta Hochkirchen: The art exhibition as comparative field for connoisseurship in contemporary art research Catalin Gheorghe: Material Agents in Artistic Research 10.15 - 11.45 Annette Maechtel: Get involved! Saladrigues: A cloud of Expertise(s) 15.45 - 17.15 Kaija Kaitavuori: Mapping the matter: A network analysis of Santiago Sierra's Person in the Ditch 2001 Kenneth Drummond: How To Explain Readymades to a Dead Hare: Manufactured versus Organic Material in the Work of Joseph Beuys Kukka Paavilainen: The Next Concept of Painting? Her current research focuses on experiential and participatory art, ranging from 1970s sculpture, conceptual art and institutional critique to adaptations of craft, relational aesthetics, social practice, and installation art.Studying the details of their lives doesn’t only serve for fun.When we analyze a certain piece of art, it is necessary to look into the author’s ideas, motives, and feelings.Along with these changes art research and its research community has gained lot of attention, support leading to an overall strengthening of interest for art. One such loss or debilities concerns connoisseurship of contemporary art and its research history.In other words, less emphasis is put on the knowledge of art and familiarity with it’s research material.