MaHKUzine. Journal of Artistic Research. First Lustrum

MaHKUzine. Journal of Artistic Research. First Lustrum

MaHKU, Utrecht Graduate School of Visual Art and Design

Project Presentation, As the Academy Turns, Manifesta 8, 2010.
August 25, 2011
MaHKUzine. Journal of Artistic Research. First Lustrum

Utrecht Graduate School of Visual Art and Design (MaHKU)

Ina Boudier-Bakkerlaan 50, Utrecht, The Netherlands

From the summer of 2006 onwards, the Utrecht Graduate School of Visual Art and Design (MaHKU) has published the biannual MaHKUzine, Journal of Artistic Research. Through MaHKUzine, the School intends to contribute constructively to the topical debate on artistic research and its significance for the current situation of art education. Below a survey of MaHKUzine’s first lustrum.


MaHKUzine #10: Summer 2011, As the Academy Turns.
Publication of As the Academy Turns, a collaborative project with Manifesta 8, Murcia, Spain, and EARN (European Artistic Research Network). Topic: current PhD research in Fine Art. Contributions by Magnus Bärtås, Juergen Bock, Mika Elo, Tom Holert, Frans Jacobi, Jan Kaila, Irene Kopelman, Matts Leiderstam, Sarat Maharaj, Tuomas Nevanlinna, Janis Rafailidou, Henk Slager, Marquard Smith, Hito Steyerl, Jan Svenungsson, Maija Timonen, Katja Tukiainen, and Denise Ziegler.


MaHKUzine #9: Summer 2010, Doing Dissemination.
Topic: the possibilities for publishing, distributing, and promoting artistic research. Contributions by Annette W. Balkema, Nicolas Bourriaud (keynote 5th Dutch Artistic Research Event), Renee Green, Dieter Lesage, Irit Rogoff, and Tim Stott.


MaHKUzine #8: Winter 2010, Epistemic Encounters.
Reports of Becoming Bologna Project (Venice Biennale), 4
th Dutch Artistic Research Event (Urban Knowledge: Jan-Erik Andersson, Adam Budak, Claire Doherty, Mika Hannula, Huib Haye van der Werf, Kobe Matthys) and Expertmeeting Epistemic Encounters. Topic: the characteristics of artistic knowledge and its role in graduate art education. Contributions by Daniel Birnbaum (keynote Becoming Bologna), James Elkins, Mika Hannula, Tom Holert, Hito Steyerl, and Chris Wainwright.


MaHKUzine #7: Summer 2009, Nameless Science.
Report of Research Presentations at Apex Art, New York and Symposium at Cooper Union, New York about seven Doctoral Fine Art Research Projects by Morten Torgersrud, Jan Kaila, Matts Leiderstam, Ronan McCrea, Ricardo Basbaum, Irene Kopelman, Sarah Peirce. Referents: Sarat Maharaj, Tamar Zinquer, George Smith, John Rajchman, Henk Slager, Felicitas Thun, Mick Wilson, Gertrud Sandqvist, and Grant Kester.


MaHKUzine #6: Winter 2009, Spatial Practices.
Report of the 3
rd Dutch Artistic Research Event (Apolonija Sustersic, Staffan Schmidt, Andreas Mueller, Phillip Misselwitz, Doina Petrescu, Lukasz Stanek). Four MaHKU research essays: Erika Jacobs Lord, Wim Marseille, Andreas Gerolemou, and Ilse Beumer. Research Report Symposium 7th Shanghai Biennale: Mapping Public Space. 


MaHKUzine #5: Summer 2008, A Certain Ma-Ness.
Symposium about the specificity of MA Fine Art education. Contributions by Ute Meta Bauer, Willem de Greef, Clementine Deliss, Simon Sheikh, Henk Slager, Bart Verschaffel, Jan Verwoert, and Mick Wilson.


MaHKUzine #4: Winter 2008, The Politics of Design.
Report of the 2
nd Dutch Artistic Research Event: The Politics of Design (Annette W. Balkema, Guus Beumer, Petra Blaisse, Hein Eberson, Hella Jongerius, Fiona Raby, and Roemer van Toorn). MaHKU Research Essays (Gabriella Hernandez, Luis Ignacio Carmona, and Maaike Staal).


MaHKUzine #3, Summer 2007, Design Solutions.
Project Report Design Solutions: Gabriel Lester, Joost Grootens, and Bert van der Schoot. MaHKU Research Essays (Anne Andriessen, Ellen Rubel, and Corinn Weiler). Research Report: Shelter 07. The Freedom of Public Art in the Cover of Urban Space.


MaHKUzine #2, Winter 2007, Critical Methodologies.
Contributions to the 1
st Dutch Artistic Research Event: Pauline Terreehorst, Daniel van der Velden, Martin Beck, Stefan Dillemuth, Florian Pumhosl, Dave Hullfish Bailey, and Wendelien van Oldenborgh. Conversation: Robbert Dijkgraaf. MaHKU Research Essays (Heino Schmid, Kilian Idsinga).


MaHKUzine #1, Summer 2006, Is the Medium Still the Message?
Contributions to MaHKU expertmeeting: Henk Slager, Petran Kockelkoren, Annette W. Balkema, Esther Polak, Arjen Mulder, Lev Manovich. Research Report Project Rethinking Engagement: Jeanne van Heeswijk, Pascale Gatzen, Matthew Fuller, Max Bruinsma, and UN Studio.


MaHKUzine, Journal of Artistic Research.
Hosted by the Utrecht Graduate School of Visual Art and Design (MaHKU).


General Editor: Henk Slager
Editors: Annette W. Balkema, Arjen Mulder
Final Editing: Annette W. Balkema
Design: Kate Snow Design/MaHKU Graduate Editorial Design
Contact: [email protected]
ISSN 1872 – 4728


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