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17/12/2010 - Executive Board Nominations
17/11/2010 - Towards JAR 0
04/07/2010 - Mission Statement and Editorial Board
28/03/2010 - Founding of the Society for Artistic Research
21/02/2010 - Institutional supporters and legal document drafts
19/01/2010 - Report and invitation to Bern, SAR Annual Meeting, March 2011
SAR Annual Meeting and General Assembly
Place: Hochschule der Künste Bern, Fellerstrasse 11, CH-3027 Bern
Attendance is free, but registration is required. Please email Martin Christ [email@example.com] your details.
Additional material will be send later. Travel information can be found here.
Like last year, we were successful in securing funding to support non-instutional artists and researchers who want to attend the meeting. If you want to apply for a travel grant, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, March 4th, 2011
|13:00-13:30||Welcome (with coffee and croissant)|
An overview of the programme by Michael Schwab and Florian Dombois
|13:45-14:15||General Assembly 1: Society's Reports
Reports on developments and activities including: Editorial Board (Michael Schwab), Executive Board (Florian Dombois), Finances (Anna Lindal)
|14:15-15:15||Launching the Research Catalogue
An introduction to the database and editing software supporting JAR and the plans for its official release (Michael Schwab).
Keynote Lecture and discussion; TK will talk about her experiences in writing for JAR and the advantages and disadvantages of this mode of online publication
|17:00-18:00||Workshops 1 (on JAR)
Working groups will be formed to discuss crucial aspects of the journal: 1. Reviewing Process (chair: Henk Borgdorff) 2. Exposition Writing (chair: Barnaby Drabble) 3. RC software as medium (chair: Florian Dombois) 4. Exposition Design (chair: Claudia Mareis)
|18:00-19:00||Presenting the Nominees for the next Executive Board (chair: Darla Crispin)|
|20:00-...||Dinner / JAR Launch Night|
Saturday, March 5th, 2011
|09:30-10:00||Welcome (with coffee and croissant)|
|10:00-10:45||JAR live (chair: Martin Burr and Julian Klein)
Ideas and plans for "tangible" versions of JAR will be presented and discussed.
|10:45-11:30||Sustaining JAR (chair: Stephen Scrivener)
How can JAR be sustained financially? What are the costs of the journal? What is the right business model for JAR?, etc.
|12:00-13:00||Workshops 2 (on SAR)
Working groups will be formed to discuss crucial aspects of the journal: 1. Future plans and projects (chair: Anna Lindal) 2. Acquiring members and funding (chair: Stephen Scrivener) 3. Networking JAR (Chair: Sofie van Loo) 4. RC Portals and alternative Journals (chair: Michael Schwab) 5. Transdisciplinarity and cultural diversity (chair: Florian Dombois)
|14:00-14:45||General Assembly 2:
Voting on proposed changes to articles and by-laws (see attachment 1 & 2)
Elections of the Executive Board 2011-2013 (for a list of nominees see attachment 3)
|16:00-17:00||Meeting of the newly elected Executive Board: Next Steps
The newly elected Executive Board will meeting to review progress and prepare the way forward.
Please note that the ARC-research project led by Michael Schwab and Henk Borgdorff will hold a meeting, which is open to the public, with demonstrations and discussions around expositions and the Research Catalogue software before the SAR meeting.
Thursday, March 3rd, 2011
|13:00-14:00||Introduction (chair: Michael Schwab & Henk Borgdorff)|
|14.00-15.00||A Tour of the Research Catalogue (RC) Technology (chair: Tabea Lurk)|
|15:30-16:30||RC Technology - Questions from the developers and from the researchers (chair: Tabea Lurk)|
|16:30-17:30||Presentation of 3 ARC projects (chair: Henk Borgdorff)|
|From 19:00||Dinner (only for ARC members)|
Friday, March 4th, 2011
|09:00-11:00||RC Hands-on Workshop (non-ARC related visitors are required to book by emailing Tamara de Groot: T.deGroot@kabk.nl and are also asked to bring samples of their research)|
|11:30-12:30||Discussion: RC requirements (chair: Michael Schwab)|
This timetable can be downloaded here.
Looking forward to see hopefully lots of you in Berne!
President, Society for Artistic Research
Editor in Chief
The Research Catalogue (RC) is a searchable, documentary database of artistic research work and its exposition. The RC is an inclusive, open-ended, bottom-up research tool that supports the journal's academic contributions.