Edinburgh 2009.

This section provides links to published research and clinical practice papers associated with Creative Forces.

Art-based research can be defined as the systematic use of the artistic process, the actual making of artistic expressions in all of the different forms of the arts, as a primary way of understanding and examining experience by both researchers and the people that they involve in their studies.

The group’s goal is to develop exploratory methods, where art and design related practices are utilized in experimental ways as research practice.

Practice-led Research, Research-led Practice in the Creative Arts. A research paper recommender system would greatly help researchers to find the most desirable papers, Although this list suggests that there is a simple, linear process to writing such a paper, the actual process of writing a research paper Art Practice as Research: Inquiry in the Visual Arts presents a compelling argument that the creative and cultural inquiry undertaken by artists is a form of research. The text explores themes, practices, and contexts of artistic inquiry and positions them within the discourse of research. 159-180 Photograph Credit

P. Thomson: "Practice as Research”, in: Studies in Theatre and Performance 22/3 (2003), pp.

A catalogue of completed, current, and pending research and clinical practice papers is included in the Creative Forces Research Inventory. The Empirica group approaches research with an attitude, where making, acting and engaging play important roles.

G. Sullivan: Art Practice as Research: Inquiry in Visual Arts. D. Strand: Research in the Creative Arts.

Creative Forces Art Therapy Research and Clinical Practice Papers.

About Empirica. Secondly, "creative practice -- the training and specialised knowledge that creative practitioners have and the processes they engage in when they are making art -- can lead to specialised research insights which can then be generalised and written up as research" . Learn more in: Digitally Mediated Art Inspired by Scientific Research: A Personal Journey Artistic practice goes beyond the physical activities of making artistic products and can include influences, ideas, materials as well as tools and skills. Thousand Oaks/London 2010.

Canberra 1998. This is the “novelty” that the UK review of Practice-led Research in Art, Design and Architecture found in its assessment that one of “the distinctive qualities of practice-led research is its propensity to disrupt the status quo and produce research that is novel both in its contribution to research …