[-empyre-] incompatible research practices - week 03 - feedback & control // language & curating

magnus lawrie magnus at ditch.org.uk
Wed Feb 22 09:29:29 EST 2012

Hello Magda and all,

On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 06:52:31PM +0000, Magda Tyzlik-Carver wrote:
>    Hello all and thank you Menotti for invitation and introduction.
>    The Noise discussion, I see, is developing in interesting direction so
>    I guess my contribution to the list might veer away from it, thus
>    perhaps becoming a bit of noise in itself. However, encouraged by
>    Marie’s research, I might proceed anyway.
>    My contribution to the in/compatible seminar at transmediale was not in
>    presenting my own research, which is also practice-based, but in
>    co-moderating a panel discussion in which we were asked to return to
>    the question of artistic research and its presumed in/compatibility
>    within an academic and research context. So I would like to start from
>    that and follow this direction, hoping some of you might want to
>    respond.
>    I have to admit that my general response to this subject is that of
>    impatience with the fact that in practice-based PhDs we are constantly
>    asked not just to articulate our method, but the concern is to validate
>    it as a method at the same time. And of course the first
>    in/compatibility is how such a validation occurs, especially when
>    situated versus the scientific research and its methods.

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