Debates about Practice-Based or Practice-Led Research in the Creative and Performing Arts and Design

12 Feb

UAL Reading List

[From Dr Katy Depwell]

Booklist in Chronological Order (to map the debate)

Peter Hill ‘Is there a doctor in the art school?’ Art Monthly Australia (Australia), no. 84, Oct. 1995, pp. 11-14, 1 illus.

Carole Gray in collaboration with Anne Douglas, Irene Leake & Julian Malins Developing a research procedures programme for artists & designers (Aberdeen : Centre for Research in Art & Design, Robert Gordon University, c1995)

Alan Lee ‘Art schools and academe’ Art Monthly Australia (Australia), no. 86, Dec. 1995-Feb. 1996, pp. 4-5, bibliog.

‘Nourishing the Academy’ Christopher Frayling interviewed by Paul Gough and Iain Biggs in Drawing Fire, vol. 1, no. 3, Winter 1996, pp. 16-22.

Paul van der Jem  ‘PHD or DFA: measuring research in fine art’ Drawing Fire (U.K.), vol. 1, no. 3, Winter 1996, pp. 23-5

E.Lupton and J.Abbott Miller Design, Writing, Research – Writing on Graphic Design (Phaidon, 1996)

UK Council for Graduate Education  Practice-Based Doctorates in the Creative and Performing Arts and Design (UK Council for Graduate Education, 1997)

(NB. copy available in The Research Office, Davies St)

Christopher Frayling, Colin Painter and Jonathan Woodham, ‘Transcript of Research Seminar on Practice-Based Doctorates in Creative and Performing Arts and Design’ (Foreword by Professor Anthony Harrild) 14 July 1998 published as an occasional paper by The Surrey Institute of Art and Design University College.

(NB. copy available in The Research Office, Davies St)

John Hockey ‘Writing and Making: Problems encountered by practice-based research degree students’ Art and Design Research Journal Spring/Summer 1999.

John Wood ‘The Culture of Academic Rigour, does design research really need it?’ The Design Journal Vol 3 Issue 1 2000 pp.44-57

Carolyn McCarron ‘A matter of degrees: the Ph.D. in design’ Communication Arts (U.S.A.), vol. 42, no. 6, Nov. 2000, pp. 256, 258, 260, 264, 266, 268, 270

Stuart Evans and Malcolm Le Grice ‘The state of the art: research in the practical arts – doctorates – autonomous methodologies’ European Journal of Arts Education (U.K.), vol. 3, no. 2-3, 2001, pp. 105-13

Sally J. Morgan ‘A Terminal Degree: Fine Art and the PhD’ in Journal of Visual Arts Practice 1 (1) 2001 pp. 5-15

Writing Pad a research project on writing in art and design, 2002-2005 between Goldsmiths, RCA and University of the Arts, London. website

G. Rose Visual Methodologies: An Introduction to the Interpretation of Visual Material (Sage, 2001)

B.Laurel (ed) Design Research: Methods and Perceptions (MIT, 2003)

Carole Gray and Julian Malins Visualizing Research: A Guide to the Research Process in Art and Design (Ashgate, 2004)

Ian Noble and Russell Bestley Visual Research: An Introduction to Research

Methodologies in Graphic Design (AVA Publishing SA, 2005)

Katy MacLeod, Lin Holridge (eds.) Thinking Through Art (Routledge, 2005)

Estelle Barratt and Barbara Bolt (eds) Practice as Research: Approaches to Creative Enquiry (IB Tauris, Dec 2006)

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