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Publications :

Online journal consisting of contributions by artists in the forms of essays and artwork. It is independently run and has connections to a number of contemporary visual arts institutions.

Journal for Artistic Research 

Journal for Artistic Research, a multi-disciplinary, open-source and peer-reviewed online journal. Submissions in languages other than English, German, Portuguese and Spanish are accepted if accompanied by an English translation. Calls for submissions take place several times a year.


Journal of Embodied Research 

JER  is the first peer reviewed, open access, academic journal to focus on the dissemination of embodied knowledge through video. It advances the scholarly video article as an experimental form supporting diverse embodied research projects. Articles are published on a rolling basis and offer the cutting edge of videographic scholarship, innovating relationships between textuality, audiovisuality, and embodiment. 

Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media 

The International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media draws its contributions from academics and practitioner-researchers at the interface of new media technologies and performance. It acts as a forum for critical scholarship, innovative practice, and creative pedagogy, addressing themes that may be domain-specific (e.g. theatre, dance, music, live art, computer science) or situated at the convergence of two or more disciplines.  

Journal of Dance and Somatic practices 

This peer-reviewed journal focuses on the relationship between dance and somatic practices, and the influence of this body of practice on the wider performing arts. The journal will be aimed at scholars and artists, providing a space for practitioners and theorists to debate the work, to consider the impact and influence of the work on performance, and examine the interventions that somatic practices can have on other disciplines and the implications for research and teaching.

Choreographic Practices Journal 

Choreographic Practices operates from the principle that dance embodies ideas and can be productively enlivened when considered as a mode of critical and creative discourse. This peer-reviewed journal provides a platform for sharing choreographic practices, inquiry and debate.

Journal of Film and Video 

The Journal of Film and Video is a double-blind, peer-reviewed journal published four times a year. It features scholarship on film, video, and media production, history, and aesthetics as well as research on education in these fields and the role of fiction and documentary work in society. 


Online journal run by the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts at the University of Gothenberg. Issues are organised around themes with content in the form of text and multimedia.


The Journal of Performance as Research, an open-source and peer-reviewed online journal run by the University of Colorado Boulder. Submissions are accepted in the form of “articles, reviews, digital media, and original artwork".

Performance Research 

Performance Research is a specialist journal that aims to promote a dynamic interchange between scholarship and practice in the expanding field of performance. Interdisciplinary in vision and international in scope, its emphasis is on contemporary performance arts within changing cultures.

Networks :
The Asia Pacific Artistic Research Network (APARN) 

The Asia Pacific Artistic Research Network (APARN) is a new initiative from the Centre of Visual Art, University of Melbourne and the Indonesian Institute of the Arts Yogyakarta, with the purposes of mapping artistic research initiatives and activities in the Asia Pacific region; provide a regional framework for practical collaboration between individuals and institution; develop an understanding of local cultural dynamics influencing artistic research activities in the Asia Pacific region.

ADiE (Artistic Doctorates in Europe) 

A three-year research project between eight universities in the UK and Scandinavia focusing on PaR for Dance and Performance. The website includes case studies and resources on topics such as documentation, supervision and online teaching. Although the project targets doctoral students, they offer strategies that can applied to other scenarios as well.


ELIA is a globally connected European network that provides a dynamic platform for exchange and development in higher arts education.
Practice as Research in Performance: 2001-2006 (PARIP) – Website for a research project at University of Bristol that ran from 2001-2006. It explored some of the key creative and academic issues emerging out of doing Practice-as-Research.

Practice as Research in Performance: 2001-2006 (PARIP) 

Website for a research project at University of Bristol that ran from 2001-2006. It explored some of the key creative and academic issues emerging out of doing Practice-as-Research.

Society for Artistic Research

SAR promotes practices of artistic research as undertaken both in and outside academic institutions. We facilitate co-operation and communication through conferences and meetings, and disseminate knowledge on artistic research practices and results.