Nelson, R. (2013). Practice as Research in the Arts

Nelson, R. (2013). Practice as Research in the Arts: Principles, Protocols, Pedagogies, Resistances. Palgrave Macmillian UK. DOI 10.1057/9781137282910 Much of the book is dedicated to legitimizing PaR as a field. Documentation is often conflated with evidence – not the same thing. Documentation of a performance or practice is not the performance itself. (Well, duh). Examination? Audit? Practice as research provides a way to “house the mix” of research methods and data – combining textual and discourse as well as other methods to tell a full(er) story of the performance....

September 5, 2016 · 4 min