Art/Research International is a forum dedicated to exploring and advancing art as and/or within the research process across disciplines and internationally.
The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
The submission is in Open Office or Microsoft Word format.
The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
The chosen style (i.e., Harvard, APA) has been clearly indicated on the first page of the document. The author(s) have reviewed and integrated these guidelines for formatting.
The file submitted for review is no more than 60mb, including all embedded images.
Art/Research International accepts a range of expressive forms including (but not limited to) academic articles, fictional short stories, poetry, dramatic scripts, visual media (painting, drawing, textiles, photography, among others), music, among others. We ask that all submissions indicate, in the form of an abstract or artist statement, how the work links to both art and research practices.
Art/Research International falls into three sections: ‘Art/Research In Action,’ which focuses on examples from the practice of Art/Research – these could be accounts of research studies or art/research works in any publishable digital medium; ‘Art/Research Theoretical Musings,’ which offers the opportunity to explore methodological ambitions and theoretical or philosophical underpinnings of Art/Research practices; and ‘Art/Research Reviews,’ which offers a space for Art/Researchers to give insight and critiques to the art/research work of other practitioner/scholars such as literary works, films, performances, visual artworks.
As this is a transdisciplinary journal, submissions should speak to a wide range of audiences and avoid discipline-specific jargon.
Prospective Art/Research authors please read and adhere to the following guidelines. Please address any questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that there are no article processing charges (APCs) or any other submission charges for publication in this journal.
For text-based submissions:
The body of the manuscript must be anonymized for the peer review process and should include:
Please used these guidelines for formatting when preparing your submission.
If your submission is being directed to a special issue, please indicate that clearly on your title page.
Please include with submissions as a separate supplementary file:
For multimedia elements:
Prior to publication contributors will be asked to sign a contributor agreement and permission/release form. This will include confirmation that the author has appropriate permissions from any individuals identifiable in photos/images/other media, ethical approval from the author's institution for any research-based material if applicable, and copyright permission to re-print any material for which the contributor does not hold the copyright.
Art/Research In Action
The intention underscoring the section Art/Research In Action is to offer a space for practitioners to draw on working examples to discuss challenges, best practices, ethical quandaries, new directions (among other topics) for the practice of bringing art and research processes together. The primary focus of these pieces is generally a particular research study or project. Submissions should contextualize the work within an art and research context including both discussion and examples. Please consult the first edition of the journal for published examples.
Art/Research Theoretical Musings
This section offers a space for contributors to discuss and explore methodological ambitions and theoretical or philosophical underpinnings and issues of art/research practices. Submissions should contribute to discussions that both deepen and expand our understandings of art/research practices in academic and community settings. Contributions should indicate clearly links to both arts and research practices. Contributions should be situated in scholarly contexts that are critical and rigorous; rather than opinion pieces we are looking for scholarly discussions about how our thinking about art/research practices might be deepened, challenged, and provoked. We are interested in submissions from those who find art/research problematic as well as compelling. The primary focus of these pieces is expanding theoretical understandings of art/research practices. Studies or projects may be used as examples, but are not the primary focus of pieces in this section. Please consult the first edition of the journal for published examples.
As such, some questions that might be addressed include (but are not limited to):
Contributors are encouraged to submit insights and critiques of art/research projects of other art/research practitioners (in a variety of forms, including more traditional academic literature/books). Here we offer a space to showcase, support and comment on the practical work taking place ‘in the field.’ Please consult the first edition of the journal for published examples.
Submissions should be no more than 4000 words in length and may be in genres such as narrative, poetry or dramatic dialogue. Visual reviews with a brief written description/explanation are also possible. Any photos submitted must have permissions.
Reviews should indicate:
Questions to consider as part of your review might be:
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