Editor: public works
Contributors: Elisabeth Price together with students and staff from Fine Art at Kingston University
As part of residency and research subject as design fellows, public works got involved in the discussion about a new research centre for the University. Led by Elizabeth Price, "The Centre for Useless Splendour" had been estabilished as a name for a new initiative to develop and implement a new type of research centre. The proposed conceptual and practical model acknowledged the disparity and heterogenity in existing research – especially within the area of Fine Art. What is considered research and research outcomes by the practitioners? And where does it take place? The answers point towards a very widespread network of places and connections, with formal and informal links, occasional and permanent sites.
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