1. International Symposium on Artistic Jazz Research

hosted by the Jam Music Lab Private University for Jazz and Popular Music
organized in partnership with the Institute for Jazz Research at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz
supported by the City Council of Vienna, Department for Culture
chaired by Michael Kahr

The 1st International Artistic Jazz Research Symposium from 6 to 7 October 2019 provided an overview of various methodological approaches, presented numerous successful examples of Artistic Research projects, and started to establish a network that offers researchers, scholars, and students opportunities for discussions and ideas for further projects.

2nd Conference of the International Network for Artistic Research in Jazz

18th & 19th January 2021
(All times UTC +1)

register for attendance via email

Monday 18th January

10:00 – Welcome

Session 1 – 10:15-12:00

Slime mould improvisers: Knowledge through analogy
Chris Mapp (Birmingham City University)
The question of method: transcription and auto-ethnography.
Lee Griffiths (Birmingham City University)
Transdisciplinary methodologies of Artistic research in music improvisation
Case study
Jasna Jovicevic (Singidunum University- Belgrade)

Session 2 – 16:00-17:30
Live panel – Researching Self – navel-gazing gibberish or profound knowledge?

Vidar Schanche (UiS)
Corey Mwamba (BCU)
Chris Mapp (BCU)

Per Zanussi (UiS)
Petter Frost Fadnes (UiS)

Tuesday 19th January

Session 3 – 10:00-12:00

Cueca, Tradition and Innovation
Danilo Rojas
Artistic Research in Jazz – Eight themes for undisciplinary practices
Chris Stover – Queensland Conservatorium. Griffith University
Artistic Research: An Evolving Methodology
Robert Burke – Monash University

Session 4 – 12:00-13:30

Live panel – Artistic Research in Jazz and Popular Music at the MA Level
Chair: Michael Kahr
Lukas Aichinger
Aida Batista Böhm
Berthold Cvach
Ursula Erhart
Constanze Friedl
Gregor Fußenegger
Nikolaus Georgiades
Andreas Hackl
Alexandre Laloux
Aaron Steiner
Eva Maria Stöckler

Session 5 – 16:00-18:00

What the World Needs Now is Jazz
Monika Herzig – Indiana University
Lost Vocabulary Recovered: Applications for Practice and Pedagogy
Tom Williams (Academy of Contemporary Music) & Rich Perks (University of Kent)
Combining methods in improvisation research as a means of ensuring rigor
Una MacGlone – Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Closing discussion and next steps – 18:00-18:30

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