The habits of artists (2014-2020) [multi-component output with contextualising information]

Kidd, N and Addison, J (2021) The habits of artists (2014-2020) [multi-component output with contextualising information]. (Forthcoming)

Official URL: https://doi.org/10.17870/bathspa.c.5110325

Abstract

By understanding the patterns and routines in artists’ behaviours as unique features of creative knowledge making, The Habits of Artists seeks to deepen our insight into art learning. Employing a unique platform through which the audience is engaged in public learning as performance, the research asks whether we can find fitting frameworks for communicating the complexities of art practice, in which often subjective and bespoke logics drive creativity. This multi-component output is comprised of a series of performance events and texts jointly conceived and co-authored by Jo Addison and Natasha Kidd. Taking place between 2014 and 2020, six iterative participatory performances were commissioned by Tate, Freelands Foundation, and blip blip blip, beginning with Noticer and followed by the five-part series Inventory of Behaviours. These participatory performance events were designed to collect and analyse the rituals, traits, and habits of artists that surround the production of their work in the physical, digital, and psychological realm of the studio. A sequence of iterative events, each performance was contingent upon the findings of the last. Two chapters expand on the research questions and findings of the performances.

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Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2021 10:03
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