Committee for Artistic Research 2013-2017
The ambition of Bergen Academy of Art and Design is to continue to strengthen and improve artistic research of high international quality. The Committee for Artistic Research has a key role in the development and quality assurance of artistic research at the institution.
Committee for Artistic Research at Bergen Academy of Art and Design
The Committee for Artistic Research considers applications from academic staff for artistic research and publication funds, as well as applications for the Project Programme under the direction of the Norwegian Artistic Research Programme and other relevant artistic research initiatives.
The composition of the Artistic Research Committee is:
• 5 external members
It will be expedient if one of the members comes from a relevant Norwegian university. KHiB's internal artistic research adviser will also attend meetings and prepares matters for consideration at meetings and acts as secretary.
The Committee for Artistic Research normally holds award meetings twice a year, it is an advisory body for KHiB's management and takes part in the Sensuous Knowledge conferences.
Read more on the remit of the Committee for Artistic Research below.
Committee for Artistic Research at Bergen Academy of Art and Design 2013 - 2017
Hans Hedberg (SE)
Head of Artistic Research (Photography) at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Jessica Hemmings (UK/IRL)
Professor of Visual Culture and Head of the Faculty of Visual Culture at the National College of Art & Design, Dublin
Lysianne Léchot Hirt (CH)
Professor/Dean for Design Research, Geneva University of Art and Design, Switzerland
Andrew Morrison (NO/UK)
Professor of Interdisciplinary Design at the Institute of Design (IDE), AHO, Norway
Olaf H. Smedal (NO)
Professor of Social Anthropology
Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen, Norway
Paula Crabtree (NO)
Rector, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Leader of the Committee
Johan Sandborg (NO)
Prorector, Bergen Academy of Art and Design
In addition from Bergen Academy of Art and Design:
Cecilia Gelin (SE/NO)
Senior adviser, Bergen Academy of Art and Design
Adviser, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, prepares matters for consideration at meetings and acts as secretar
The remit of the Committee for Artistic Research is as follows:
Allocate funds in accordance with the applicable guidelines to members of staff who have applied for funding for artistic research projects and publications.
Revise the guidelines for applications as required, in accordance with Bergen Academy of Art and Design's strategy plan and other relevant guidelines.
Contribute to the planning and evaluation of the Sensuous Knowledge conferences.
Contribute to the discussion with the institution's management on the further development of work on artistic research at KHiB in accordance with the strategy plan.
Contribute to improving applications to The Project programme under the direction of the Norwegian Artistic Research Programme.
Image: From Data is Political: A Symposium on Art, Design and Information Politics, Artistic Research seminar, Bergen March 2012. Initiated by Amber Frid Jimenez, Associate Professor at KHiB, and Ben Dalton, Associate Professor at KHiB and principal Lecturer at Leeds Metropolitan University in Leeds, UK.