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- Abstract: In 2019 a team of multi-disciplinary researchers undertook a research project entitled Identifying Successful STARTS Methodologies (ISSM) (2019-2021) in order to analyze the innovative and collaborative strategies utilized by the global Science, Technology and Arts (=STARTS) Prize Winners and nominees. The aim was to identify and articulate successful STARTS Methodologies through a series of interviews and in-depth case studies of the recognized projects. The project culminated in a series of case studies and an exhibition at the Made in Wolves Gallery at the University of Wolverhampton, UK, and further presented at UK Garden of Earthly Delights at Ars Electronica in 2020. The project identified three emerging themes: the significance of building a new language of art and science through a third space, the process of anti-disciplinarity as an emergent form of practice, and the importance of different ways of knowing through art and science. A number of the case studies and themes are presented here alongside images from the exhibition.
- Biography: Denise Doyle is a Reader in Digital Media at the University of Wolverhampton, Adjunct Professor Digital Futures at OCADU, Toronto, and Principal Editor of Journal of Virtual Creativity, Intellect. She is Principal Investigator on the Identifying Successful STARTS Methodologies (2019-2021).
Richard Glover is a composer and writer who explores the integration of game design approaches into gradual process music and performance environments. He co-authored Being Time: Case Studies in Musical Temporalities with Bloomsbury in 2018.
Martin Khechara is an Associate Professor for engagement in science technology engineering and maths (STEM) at the University of Wolverhampton. A former research scientist he now has an international profile for his pedagogical research, as a public engagement practitioner and science communicator.
Sebastian Groes is Professor of English Literature and he is Principal Investigator of The Memory Network, an AHRC and Wellcome Trust-funded Research Network bringing together scientists, arts and humanities scholars, writers and artists.
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