per.SPICE!  –  The Spice of Perception. How Research Can Become Artistic

HfBK Dresden

Online Lecture by Julian Klein, Berlin (in English language)

The spice of perception is the aesthetic sensing. In this perceptive mode perception itself becomes perceptible. It is present throughout our lives. In the mode of artistic experience multiple realities interfere, they become perceptible and present. Artistic Research is research in or with the artistic mode. Therefore, the gained knowledge through artistic ways of researching is grounded in artistic experience. This talk gives some examples of projects, methods and different utilisations of the artistic mode in research from the portfolio of the Institute for Artistic Research Berlin.

The online lecture can be accessed through the following link:

About Julian Klein

Julian Klein, composer and theatre director, head of !KF – Institute for Artistic Research Berlin, teaches directing at University of Arts Berlin. He studied composition, music theory, mathematics and physics and worked during his studies as directing assistant, stage composer and theatre director. He became founding member and artistic director of the interdisciplinary group a rose is. He was member of the Young Academy at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the German National Academy of Natural Scientists Leopoldina. The focus of his research includes neuroaesthetics, emotionology, sonification, perspective-taking and human taxomania. He was visiting researcher at Concordia University Montréal, University of Leipzig and Free University Berlin. He is member of the Editorial Board of the Journal for Artistic Research.