Research Fellow in Artistic Research within the area of textile art
Faculty of Contemporary Fine Art, Music and Design, University of Bergen, NO
The University of Bergern is looking for a PhD candidate to conduct artistic research in an interdisciplinary environment within the area of textile art. The position is aimed at practitioners whose work actively crosses material and artistic methods and inquiries, and that seeks to forge new directions in the areas of textile art.
The Art Academy - Department of Contemporary Art is searching for new knowledge in this field through an artistic development work that explores ideas around craft, heritage, and identity, through the focus area of textile art. Research that addresses weaving, material, construction, and colouring are of particular interest. The successful candidate will be asked to make pedagogic contribution to the teaching environment.
Applicants should possess an advanced understanding of and artistic practice within the textile arts, and knowledge of textiles as a research field.
The project description should place the project in the textiles research field, and present the theme, issues, context, method, and choice of work and presentation forms. The project description shall present the project's position in, and relevance to, the artistic research environment at the department, and account for the specific needs for professional and material resources, as well as any legal and ethical issues.
Applicants must disclose any potential collaborating institutions and cooperation partners. We also request a separate progress plan for different parts of the work.
Applicants are requested to familiarize themselves with the artistic research profile at the department and faculty, and incorporating it in the design of their project, please see: https://kmd.uib.no/en/research.
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