In SARN’s work groups, association members can introduce their own themes, reflect on the situation of artistic research and organize events with SARN’s support and ‘brand’. The status of the groups’ work will be presented to all members at the association’s General Assembly in spring 2019. Members can now participate in the following work groups: To join, please contact the person(s) responsible for the group.

Work Groups

Newsletter/Future Library

Responsible

Markus Schwander, Petra Koehle

Location

To be defined by group members

Frequency

Meetings approx. every 2 months

SARN sends a monthly newsletter to its members with event tips, publication recommendations and job offers. The work group “Newsletter/Future Library” collects information for the newsletter, organizes and archives it and serves as its editorial staff.
The group defines editorial processes and determines the content of the newsletter. These contents are provided for discussion in public and/or internal association events. The form of the events is defined by the work group.

Practice-based PhD in Switzerland

Responsible

Rachel Mader, Siri Peyer

Location

To be determined by group members

Frequency

To be determined by group members

Action-based research on prospects of conditions and obstacles to pursuing and implementing the new model of research practice in universities of applied sciences and arts.

Dalvazza Group

Responsible

Michael Hiltbrunner

Location

Peripheral initiatives throughout Switzerland

Frequency

Three times per year

Work group on rural and peripheral art practices. The Dalvazza Group networks current practices of and research on rural and peripheral art. We discuss the quality and possibilities of experimental and research-based practices in rural contexts and peripheral situations.

Methods and Procedures of Artistic Research

Responsible

Flavia Caviezel, Priska Gisler, Christian Ritter

Location

To be determined by groups members

Frequency

There are scheduled four to five meetings a year

The work group concentrates on the identification and exploration of artistic research methods at the intersection of the arts with cultural and social sciences.

JOUR FIXE – Research Matters for Artists

Responsible

Ronny Hardliz, Luzia Hürzeler

Location

Lehrer Zimmer im PROGR, Bern

Frequency

During 2019, every 19th of the month at 19:00

Jour fixe number one, 19. Mai 2019, 19:00
Details to be announced at the General assembly.

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