Keynote Presentation - Crossing Boundaries Speaker Series at University of Lethbridge

  • University of Lethbridge - Penny Building PB210 324 - 5 Street South Lethbridge, Alberta Canada

Digging Wider:  
Expanding Research Methods through Multidisciplinary Art Practice

A look at the practice of exploring a single subject through various media and disciplines in order to gain new perspectives, understanding, and insights that might not have been discovered through traditional research methods.  Examples of disciplines discussed will include sound recording, film, video, performance, installation, photography, text, radio broadcasts, interviews, work with archival materials, and the creation of fictitious materials.  Works explored in this talk include: Spectres of Shortwave, Radio Towers Like Windchimes, Sine Waves and Snow Falls, Requiem for Radio, Laundry Line Antenna, and The Marshland Radio Plumbing Project.

Q & A and reception to follow

Crossing disciplinary divides, addressing intersections between disciplines, and reflecting on cross-, inter- and multi-disciplinary practices.