Artistic Research in Popular Music: A Critical Evaluation of Potentials and Challenges

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The article discusses Artistic Research as a new paradigm. For this purpose, a contextualizing analysis on Practice Research is first conducted. Thereby, the essential points of criticism and potentials of Artistic Research are elaborated from the point of view of epistemic injustice and decolonizing approaches. Following on from this, Artistic Research is discussed as a promising approach to research and teaching in popular music. Topics and perspectives are suggested, and ultimately a call is made for collaborative research to develop a ‘mosaic epistemology’ and ‘epistemological pluralism’.

Original languageEnglish
JournalIASPM Journal
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)214-237
Number of pages24
Publication statusPublished - 28.07.2023

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    Research areas

  • Artistic Research, decolonization, paradigm shift, Practice Research, practice-based research
  • Music education