Translations in Practice: The multiple roles of the researcher in arts-based knowledge exchange

Crawshaw, Julie, Rowe, Frances and Hudson, Martyn (2015) Translations in Practice: The multiple roles of the researcher in arts-based knowledge exchange. Journal of Arts & Communities, 7 (1-2). pp. 101-115. ISSN 1757-1936

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This article is the product of a one-year AHRC experimental pilot project to understand Knowledge Exchange (KE) relationships around the arts in rural Northumberland. There were three strands to the work; Art, Music and Rural Economy with a Research Associate leading on each strand. There were multiple fields in this project; the actual fields of Northumberland and the landscapes in which art and music were practised, the disciplinary fields of the researchers, and the invisible, intangible fields of KE practice. This article reflects on our ‘field’ work – those interactions in fields of landscape, fields of discipline, and fields of social relations, which provided the context for our interventions. Specifically, this article reflects an experimental and experiential relationship with our ‘fields’ most potently around the process of entering and leaving those fields and the multiple interaction between ourselves as researchers and our material and cultural landscape. The article concludes with some of the implications of our ‘field’ practices for future experimental research and the co-production and elaboration of new fields of intervention.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: arts; collaboration; fields; knowledge exchange; practice; rural
Subjects: W100 Fine Art
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Arts
Depositing User: Dr Julie Crawshaw
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2016 14:16
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2019 08:19

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