Catherine or Kate, the royal name dilemma : humour and performance in collaborative art practice
Sagin, Catherine (2012) Catherine or Kate, the royal name dilemma : humour and performance in collaborative art practice. Masters by Research by Creative Works, Queensland University of Technology.
The traditional model of visual arts practice is one that privileges highly individuated reflection and research on studio based, predominately material outcomes. This archetypal approach to thinking about cultural production tends to overlook all of the conceptual and contextual collaborations that take place, both informally and formally in the process of making artworks. The aim of this practice-led research project is to creatively and critically explore the potential for actively engaging in a collaborative process for making artworks. It will focus on this approach to research and making through performance and video based works made in conjunction with Kate Woodcroft. Through doing this it aims to explore the possibilities for thinking and working beyond singular, materially based practices and develop new understandings for this as a model for generating new and unexpected creative outcomes. Key departure points for this discussion include; tertiary performance, conceptual art, and humour.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (Masters by Research by Creative Works)|
|Keywords:||Bas Jan Ader, Charles Green, collaboration, conceptual, double-acts, Gilbert and George, humour, John Cleese, John Wood and Paul Harrison, tertiary performance, the third hand, Yvonne Rainer|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty|
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||07 Nov 2012 03:05|
|Last Modified:||03 Sep 2015 11:32|
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