Artistic Research in Performance through Collaboration

Artistic Research in Performance through Collaboration, edited by Martin Blain and Helen Julia Minors (Palgrave)


28th January 2021, 5pm start

Following the publication of Artistic Research in Performance through Collaboration we will be hosting a book launch on 28th January at 5pm. You are most welcome to attend. The book launch programme is below.

5.00pm Welcome and Introductions, by the editors, Helen Julia Minors (Kingston School of Art, Kingston University) and Martin Blain (Manchester Metropolitan University [MMU]);

5.05pm Publisher Welcome: Tom Heeney (Palgrave), with a discount on the book;

5.10pm Contextualising the Book: short presentation by Helen Julia Minors (Chapter 7) and Martin Blain (Chapter 11) highlighting the key concerns and findings from the book (Chapters 1 and 2);

5.20pm Short Presentations: the following authors will give a short (3-5 minutes) discussion, outlining the key features of their chapters:

Andy Hamilton (Durham University): The Aesthetics of Artistic Collaboration (Chapter 4)

Alice Kettle, Helen Felcey, Amanda Ravetz (Manchester School of Art, MMU): In the Bee Hive: Valuing Craft in the Creative Industries (Chapter 5)

Tom Armstrong (University of Surrey): Collaboration and the Practitioner-Researcher: A Composer’s Perspective (Chapter 8)

Karen Wood (Coventry University) and Mathilde Pavis (University Of Exeter): Creative Industries and Copyright: Research  into Collaborative Artistic Practices in Dance (Chapter 9)

Sally Morfill (Manchester School of Art, MMU): Romance and Contagion: Notes on a Conversation Between Drawing and Dance (Chapter 10)

Roger McKinley (formerly Research and Information Manager at FACT Liverpool, now research manager, Manchester Metropolitan University), with Mark Wright (Liverpool John Moores University): Connecting Silos: Examples of Arts Organisation and HEI Collaboration at the Foundation for Arts and Creative Technology (Chapter 12)

5.50pm Respondent, Dr. Stefanie Sachsenmaier (Middlesex University)

To register your attendance, email your name and affiliation to Dr. Helen Julia Minors by 26th January 2021. The event will be hosted on Teams and a link will be sent to those who book by email.