From ‘or’ to ‘and’: L’écriture féminine as a methodological approach in Fine Art research

Taylor, Jacqueline (2014) From ‘or’ to ‘and’: L’écriture féminine as a methodological approach in Fine Art research. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, 13 (3). pp. 303-311. ISSN 1474-0222

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Abstract

This article asserts that the terms ‘practice-led’ and ‘practice-based’ in the context of Art and Design doctoral research are overly simplistic and maintain oppositional thinking by privileging ‘practice’ in generating knowledge. It argues instead for theory and practice as interrelated discourses and art practice research as complex, dialogical and comprising a heterogeneous spatiality. Building on my own ‘writing//painting’ methodological approach which utilises l’écriture féminine, this article highlights the importance of the specificity of individual methodological approaches and the need for a more common framework of articulation so that these approaches are accessible throughout the wider sphere of Art and Design.

Item Type: Article
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1177/1474022213514554
Date: 1 July 2014
Uncontrolled Keywords: Epistemology, Fine Art, hybridity, l’écriture féminine, methodology, PhD, practice-led research, spatiality
Subjects: W100 Fine Art
X200 Research and Study Skills in Education
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Design and Media > School of Art
Depositing User: Taylor Boote
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2020 09:35
Last Modified: 15 May 2020 09:46
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/9095

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