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Review of Johanna Schindler, "Subjectivity and Synchrony in Artistic Research: Ethnographic Insights, Culture and Social Practice"

Manuel Ángel-Macía
Discourses and discussions of artistic research are often characterised by their rhetorics of positivity and potentiality. Such discourses are usually premised on an optimistic celebration of the potentials of artistic research as an emerging space for academic production. Either as a conventional protocol or a more cynical attempt to manage the field, this core positivity continues to inform claims about what artistic research can or cannot do.