Dancing as knowledge production/dancer as researcher in practice-led research
Roche, Jennifer (2015) Dancing as knowledge production/dancer as researcher in practice-led research. In Quaresma, Jose & Dias, Fernando Rosa (Eds.) Research in Arts: The Oscillation of the Methods. University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 105-117.
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This chapter discusses research undertaken for a PhD in dance, highlighting the oscillating and ambivalent nature of practice-led research methods. Holding an unusual position within the field of practice-led research in dance, the researcher adopted the role of dancer within four creative processes led by four choreographers. Although instigating and leading this research, the author produced new knowledge of dancing practices whilst being directed creatively by the choreographers in the research environment. In line with many definitions of practice-led research, the methods used were emergent from the research arena and responsive to the requirements of the project. Deeply imbricated in the research environment, the researcher used her embodied self as a research tool, as the one who participated, discovered and recorded. This outsider/insider role of researcher/participant produced a series of meta-positions, leading to a mixed-modal outcome that encompassed live performance, a movement treatise and a written thesis.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||Dance, Practice-led Research, Doctoral research, Dancer perspective|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Dance (190403)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Performing Arts and Creative Writing not elsewhere classified (190499)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2015 University of Lisbon|
|Deposited On:||09 Feb 2015 23:08|
|Last Modified:||19 Mar 2017 01:16|
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