Special Discussion | Creative Methods in Art and Design Research

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Special Discussion | Creative Methods in Art and Design Research

July 8, 2022

Sunaparanta Goa Centre for the Arts and Goa College of Architecture invite you to a conversation on Creative Methods in Art and Design Research: Departures from Colonial Knowledge between Dr. Ruth De Souza (RMIT University, Australia), Premjish Achari (Curator and Writer, Delhi) and Dr. Danny Butt (University of Melbourne, Australia).

How do art and design allow us to reframe and rethink research today? The discussion between Dr. De Souza, Mr. Achari and Dr. Butt will explore emerging dialogues in creative research methods in art and design, transitioning from colonial histories of knowledge towards new techniques of cultural participation.

The session will be moderated by Dr. R. Benedito Ferrão (William & Mary, Virginia, USA).

At Sunaparanta Goa Centre for the Arts | Friday 8 July 2022, 6.00 pm
Limited Seats. Prior registration is required. For more information, call us on +91 9767864206; +91 9370675100 or email us at: info@sgcfa.org

Goan nurse researcher Dr. Ruth De Souza is a Vice Chancellor’s Fellow in the School of Art at RMIT University, Australia. Her work addresses issues of cultural safety in health, with a focus on digital technologies, participatory co-design and structural racism. She is host of the Birthing and Justice podcast. She is based in Victoria Australia, with ancestral ties to Bardez.
Premjish Achari is a curator, and writer based in Delhi and initiator of the curatorial platform Future Collaborations. His article “What Does Art/Artist Think? Making a Case for Artistic Practice as Research” was recently published by the Journal for Artistic Research.
Dr. Danny Butt is a Senior Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Practice and Graduate Research Convenor, Design at Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, Australia. He is the author of Artistic Research in the Future Academy (University of Chicago Press/Intellect 2017).
Dr. R. Benedito Ferrão is an Assistant Professor of English and Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies at William & Mary (Virginia, USA). He is currently a Fellow of the American Institute of Indian Studies at the Xavier Center of Historical Research, Porvorim. Ferrão is the editor of the book Goa, Portugal, Mozambique: The Many Lives of Vamona Navelcar (2017) and is currently working on curational projects involving Navelcar’s art and that of Karishma D’Souza.


July 8, 2022


Sunaparanta Goa Centre for the Arts