Artistic research

The Swedish Research Council's supports practice-proximate research of the highest scientific quality within artistic research. On this page you will find news and publications related to artistic research. Here you can also read about the projects we finance.

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News about artistic research

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11 November 2021
New members for two scientific committees at the Swedish Research Council
The Swedish Research Council’s Board has appointed members to the Committee for Artistic Research and the Committee for Educational Sciences for the period 2022–2024...
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6 May 2021
Invitation to propose presentations for the Symposium on Artistic Research 2021
Researchers in artistic and practice-based research are invited to submit proposals for presentations at this year’s symposium on artistic research...
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26 February 2021
Maria Hellström Reimer is our new scientific adviser in artistic research
She is a professor of design in theory and practice, but also a visual artist and docent in landscape architecture...
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Reports about Artistic research

Between the years 2004 and 2017, the Committee published a yearbook on artistic research. The purpose of the book was to provide information about the Committee's activities and the development of research in the area, both nationally and internationally.

Here you can find some of the yearbooks - all of them are unfortunately not available. Here you can also find research overviews concerning artistic research.

Publication
13 February 2019
Research overview 2019 Artistic research
The Swedish Research Council’s research overview within artistic research describes the current position of research and makes a forecast of developments over the next ve to ten years. The overview also includes scienti c and research policy recommen- dations for inputs to promote research in Sweden within the area. This is one of seven research overviews in total, produced during 2018...
Publication
27 June 2017
Artistic research yearbook 2017
This is the Swedish Research Council´s 14th yearbook on artistic research. The first three articles were written by three keynote speakers at the symposium on artistic research at Linnaeus University in Växjö 2016, which had the same theme and title as this yearbook. The fourth article continues on from last year’s article on the career paths for artistic researcher with a PhD in Sweden...
Publication
6 September 2016
The future of Swedish research! Artistic research
This is one of seven overviews of Swedish research. The Swedish Research Council has a leading role in developing Swedish research of the highest scientific quality, thereby contributing to the development of society...
Publication
24 May 2016
Artistic research yearbook 2016
This year´s book is the thirteenth edition of the "Artistic research yearbook", and the first to be issued in English only. The book opens with four articles on the theme of the academisation of artistic research and education, three of which are written by the keynote speakers at last year´s symposium of Artistic Research at the Inter Arts Center in Malmö...
Publication
15 October 2015
Artistic research yearbook 2015
This yearbook contains both the Swedish and English version. "From arts college to university" is the twelfth edition and begins with a examination of the academicisation that has taken place the past decade or so and still continues within artistic education and research. The opening article is an updated subject overview by the Swedish Research Council´s Committee for Artistic Research...
Publication
1 July 2014
Artistic research yearbook 2014
This yearbook contains both the Swedish and English version. Following last year’s anniversary edition with its retrospectives and status reports, we return with the 11th edition of the yearbook of artistic research. Rather than articles at a meta level about what artistic research is and could be, this year’s book, "Method-process-reporting", gives concrete examples of artistic research...

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The committee for Artistic research

The commitee consists of seven researchers representing different areas of competence. It decides which calls are to be made in the research area and which applications will be awarded funds.

With the help of experts within and outside Sweden the Committee produces strategies for the research area and arranges an annual symposium aimed at researchers and other actors in the field of artistic research.

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  1. New members for two scientific committees at the Swedish Research Council

    The Swedish Research Council’s Board has appointed members to the Committee for Artistic Research and the Committee for Educational Sciences for the period 2022–2024. The mandate period is three years, and members may be reappointed for a further thr...

  2. Symposium on Artistic Research 2021

    Articulation is a central feature of artistic research. The purpose of this year’s symposium is to open up a dialogue about knowledge-related freedoms, rights and obligations in the field. How is the opportunity utilised to use artistic articulation ...

  3. Invitation to propose presentations for the Symposium on Artistic Research 2021

    Researchers in artistic and practice-based research are invited to submit proposals for presentations at this year’s symposium on artistic research. The symposium will be held on 24–25 November, on the theme of Articulations. The deadline for prop...