Theorising Visual Art and Design

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

Theorising Visual Art and Design (TVAD) is a multi and inter-disciplinary research group in the School of Creative Arts.

The aim of TVAD is to explore the relationships between material, object, text, narrative and image as they emerge within contemporary art practice, applied arts, design, film, digital and text-based media.

TVAD research includes practice-led and practice-based methods, in addition to text-based historical and philosophical methods.

Our researchers examine issues and analyse assumptions of historiography, methodology, epistemology and pedagogy in the creative arts and design.


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