Acts of Creation
Henrik Frisk, Karin Johansson & Åsa Lindberg-Sand (eds)
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About the book
Why do we need to think about artistic research supervision when doctoral supervision in general is such a well-established field? What particular skills are needed for a supervisor to get under the skin of an artistic research project? How can PhD candidates be guided so that the artistic projects develop fruitfully? What are the ethical implications of supervising an artistic research project? What is the meaning of method and theory in this kind of research? And how will the supervisors contribute to the development of the field of artistic research?
The texts in this anthology comprise the results of discussions between a group of supervisors at Konstnärliga forskarskolan, the Swedish artistic research school over the past few years. They reflect the need for rethinking traditional principles, procedures and structures in the complex field of artistic research supervision. From a variety of perspectives, the authors share experiences and future visions that may contribute to a continued discussion on the further development of artistic research.
About the editors
Henrik Frisk (Artistic PhD) is an active performer (saxophones and laptop) and composer of improvised and contemporary music. As artistic researcher at the Royal Academy of Music (assistant professor), Malmö Academy of Music, Lund University (associate senior lecturer) and assistant professor at University of Skövde, he is currently involved in a number of research projects. Henrik also works with Konstnärliga forskarskolan, the national Swedish research school in the field of arts.
Karin Johansson is a Senior Lecturer and Director for Artistic Research at the Malmö Academy of Music, Lund University, Sweden. Her research focuses on improvisation, higher music education and methods for collaborative, practice-based studies of musical performance and practice. She is co-director of the international research network Choir in Focus. She is a performing organist with a special interest in early and contemporary music.
Åsa Lindberg-Sand is an associate professor in Educational Sciences and presently the director of the Centre for Educational Development at Lund University. She has led several large development projects at Lund University and at other institutions. Her teaching is mainly focused at doctoral supervision. Her research is in higher education and covers curriculum development, supervision and student assessment.