Tate : Practice as Research (a)Event Name: Beyond the Academy
Venue/Location: Tate Britain
Date: 14th May 2010
Dr Ken Neil (Chair), Dr Susan Pui San Lok, Dr Leslie Topp, Professor Felix Driver
A presentation and panel discussion considering the difficulties in defining practice-based research.
The exhibition is increasingly being reframed as a 'research output', but what can new forms of research and collaboration bring to the concept and curatorship of the exhibition? Is the idea of the exhibition being distorted or creatively extended by new disciplinary practices and knowledge? In what ways do new forms of research exhibitions create new types of knowledge and experience for the audience?
This panel explores the concept and curatorship of the exhibition in a research context. Is the idea of the exhibition being distorted or creatively extended by new disciplinary practices and knowledge? When does a researcher become a curator and what are the implications?
Panel members included: