Symposium - Artistic research with impact

During the last ten years the Swedish Research Council has financed more than 80 research projects within Artistic research. In what ways have these projects contributed to both the artistic research and other relevant fields? What role does the artistic research play for the institutions and how is it assessed from the outside? On 20 November we discuss the impact of artistic research during a symposium.


20 November 2019

Time and location

9.30 – 17.15 at Konstfack – University of Arts, Craft and Design

From 18.00 at Royal College of Music (RCM) 


The symposium is free of charge, but you are required to register via the link below.

The symposium is a collaboration between the Swedish Research Council, Konstex, Konstfack – University of Arts, Crafts and Design, the Royal College of Music and Stockholm University of the Arts.

The symposium's theme

The theme of the symposium is the impact of artistic research. The purpose is to highlight examples that reflect the breadth of artistic research, and to discuss questions about how it is disseminated and what happens to the research results.

  • Where and how is artistic research assessed and referred to?
  • What kind of impact is relevant and interesting?
  • Are there any other contexts than the existing ones where impact should be made, and what can be done to promote the dissemination of research?
  • How should the impact best be measured and assessed, and what is quality in artistic research?

The symposium's two parts

  • Konstfack – University of Arts, Crafts and Design, at 9.30 – 17.15
    Presentations and talks on twelve research projects, all of which have been supported by the Swedish Research Council. The selection of projects is made by the committee for artistic research and members of Konstex. The program concludes with a panel discussion.

  • The Royal College of Music (RCM), from 18.00
    Dinner at 19.30. During the evening various musical and scenic research projects are performed, selected by RMC and Stockholm University of the Arts.

The symposium is mainly in English. A full program will be available in October, but the confirmed presenters are: Erling Björgvinsson, Katarina Bonnevier, Cristina Caprioli, Susanne Jaresand, Cecilia Hultberg, Anna Linder, Hanna Nordenhök, Clemens Thornquist, Maria Zennström, Stefan Östersjö, Emma Kihl och Magnus Bärtås.

The symposium is free of charge and we offer dinner.

PUBLISHED ON 09 October 2019

UPDATED ON 09 October 2019


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