The VAST can be considered as a training of aesthetic sensitivity; however, if one wants to turn it into a scientific test procedure, specific modifications are required.
Debate: The survey questionnaires for artists who consider themselves artistic researchers and for scientists who use these kinds of concepts are introduced.
In order to provide easy access for those who have not yet dealt more intensively with the topic of “artistic research,” Angelika Boeck presents her understanding of artistic research.
In the series Critical Commentaries on texts on “art and science” Peter Tepe discusses the ideas set out in Alexander Becker’s w/k essay Art and Science.
Silvia Bonacchi and Ian Verstegen discuss the state of the discussion on the Visual Aesthetic Sensitivity Test so far.
How is a PhD program for artists in English-speaking countries organised? The PhD by Prior Publication of the TU Dublin serves as an example.
Berliner Ensemble and Helmholtz presented their joint project at the twelfth edition of Forum Wissenschaftskommunikation, a conference for science communication.
Can art inspire science? Peter Tepe argues it can, and gives examples of just such an influence. In doing so, he discovers that he is dealing with constellations in which certain forms of art have an impact on certain forms of science.
In the second round of the VAST debate Karin Götz responds to the statements that were published in the first round.
The first round of the discussion on the Visual Aesthetic Sensitivity Test developed by Karl Otto Götz includes texts from Gerhard Stemberger, Herbert Fitzek, Nils Myszkowski, Riccardo Luccio, Thomas Jacobsen/Barbara E. Marschallek/Selina M. Weiler and Roy R. Behrens.
New trends in the field of architecture increasingly emphasise dialogue with the fine arts.
The discussion led by experts on the Visual Aesthetic Sensitivity Test (VAST), developed by Karl Otto Götz in the 1970s, will take place in four rounds from July to October 2020.
In order to prepare a long-term pro-and-con discussion on concepts of artistic research, Angelika Boeck searched for journals, platforms and databases related to this topic.
This article examines how avant-garde artists were inspired by the circus and circus aesthetics, and used them as models for novel, polarising and sophisticated works of art.
This article explores the violent clown as an artist and border crosser at the intersection of science and art.
Bringing light into the darkness of the inflationary, chaotic use of the word “art”. With the help of Rudi Keller’s concept of language change and H.P. Grice’s action-theoretical model, Stefan Oehm attempts to do this.
Is artistic research more than a utopia and what exactly is artistic research? This question will be explored here in the course of three articles.
Since media are often applied in scientific and artistic processes, this essay offers an insight into joined features and hidden relationships between visual media such as photography, film, television and interactive animation and their possible applications in science and art.