Prof. Giaco Schiesser

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Prof. Giaco Schiesser

PhD Programm / Ph.D Program
>> PhD Gruppe Verfahrensweisen und Methoden künstlerischer Forschung /
Ph.D Group Techniques and Methods of Artistic Research

 

Members / Mitglieder

Accepted candidates by the PhD commission / Aufgenommene PhD-KandidatInnen

  • Kamran Behrouz (MFA, Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK, Zurich)
  • Marina Belobrovaja (Diploma, Art Education, ZHdK, Zurich)
  • Sarah Burger (MFA, University of Arts and Design, HEAD, Geneva)
  • Helena Nicole De Brabandere (MFA, 
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 University,
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States)
  • Sasha Huber (MFA, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland)
  • Petra Köhle (MFA, Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK, Zurich)
  • Laetitia Morais (Diploma, University of Fine Arts, Porto, Portugal)
  • Nicolas Vermot (MFA, Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK, Zurich)
  • Laura von Niederhäusern (Diploma in Visual Arts + MA of Arts, University of Art and Design, HEAD, Geneva)
  • Julia Weber (MFA,  Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK, Zurich)
  • Kai Ziegner (MFA, Zurich University of the Arts, ZhdK, Zurich)

PhD proposals in preparation / PhD-Exposés in Vorbereitung

  • Xenia Kalpaktsoglou (MA Independent Film and Video Art, London Institute (LCP), London, UK + MA Film and The Moving Image, Thames Valley  (TVU), London, UK)
  •  Melanie Mohren / Bernhard Herbordt (MA Angewandte Theaterwissenschaften, Institut für Angewandte Theaterwissenschaften, Universität Giessen, Giessen, Germany)

 

 

Working Schedule

 

2017  – Leitmotif: Re:Search (as Desire) III

Planning:
Planning and organizing the activities for 2017.
Meetings:
Three 3-days meetings, including per meeting: one full day presentation and discussion with one invited artist about his/her (artistic)  PhD, one full day discussion of two projects of group members together with the guest from the first day, one day discussion about different topics. Guests have been:
– Victoria Gray (PhD at Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of the Arts, London, UK)
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Teaching:
Heading: 5-day Colloquium: Artistic Research – in Practice and in Theory (MFA, Zurich University of the Arts; spring semester 2017)
Additional activities:
Individual presenting of peer reviewed contributions on international conferences and workshops
Exhibitions and other publications
PhD-Grants:
Marina Belobrovaja. Project Grant from Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)
Nicole de Brabandere: Early-Post-Doc-Mobility Grant from Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)
Julia Weber: Project Grant from Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)

 

2016 – Leitmotif: Re:Search (as Desire) II

Planning:
Planning and organizing the activities for 2016.
Meetings:
Three 3-days meetings, including per meeting: one full day presentation and discussion with one invited artist about his/her (artistic)  PhD, one full day discussion of two projects of group members together with the guest from the first day, one day discussion about different topics. Guests have been:
– Steve van den Bosch (PhD at Sint Lucas School of Art, Antwerp)
– Elske Rosenfeld (PhD at Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna)
– Christina Zimmermann (PhD at Bauhaus Universität, Weimar)
Teaching:
Co-organizing and co-heading: 5-day Colloquium: Artistic Research – in Practice and in Theory (MFA, Zurich University of the Arts; spring semester 2016)
Additional activities:
Individual presenting of peer reviewed contributions on international conferences and workshops
Exhibitions and other publications
PhD-Grants:
Nicole de Brabandere. Swiss Project Grant from Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)
Marina Belobrovaja. Project Grant from Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)
Nicole de Brabandere: Early-Post-Doc-Mobility Grant from Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)
Appointments:
Marina Belobrovaja, appointed lecturer (Dozentin) at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Art / Lucerne School of Art and Design, Lucerne
Laura von Niederhäusern, appointed research fellow (künstlerisch-wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) , Head of Departement Art & Media, ZHdK

 

2015 – Leitmotif: Re:Search (as Desire)

Planning:
Planning and organizing the activities for 2015
Meetings:
Five bi-monthly 2-days meetings
Working week:
Re:Search as desire (Porto, Portugal; Jul 25-29, 2015)
Teaching:
Co-organizing and co-heading:  5-day Colloquium Artistic Research – Practice + Theory concretely (MFA, Zurich University of the Arts; Spring semester 2015)
Collaborations:
With CCCS (critical curatorial cross-cultural cybermedia studies) / University of Arts and Design Geneva: Two days seminar Methods and techniques of (artistic) research, formats of the results, epistemology of artistic research (Geneva; Sep 26+27, 2015)
Additional activities:
Individual presenting of peer reviewed contributions on international conferences and workshops
Exhibitions and other publications
PhD-Grants:
Nicole de Brabandere. From Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)

 

2014 – Leitmotif: Research Practices – Research Experiences

Planning:
Planning and organizing the activities for 2014
Meetings:
10 1.5-days meetings
First and second half of the year: Comprehensive presentations and discussions of the individual PhD projects
Second half of the year: Discussion with guests:
Topic: Methods in sciences, humanities and the arts with relation to their history and to
the transformation into different fields and disciplines
Guests: Prof. Dr. Bernd Roeck, University of Zurich / Dr. Jens Badura, ZHdK
Topic: Discussion of best examples of Artistic Research and Artistic PhD
Guests: Uriel Orlow, London / Prof. Hannes Rickli, ZHdK
Additional Activities:
Individual presenting of peer reviewed contributions on international conferences and workshops
Exhibitions and other publications

 

2013 – LeitmotifExperimenting with Contents and Formats

Planning: 
Planning and organizing the activities for 2013
Meetings:
10 1.5-days meetings. Rules:

  • Each member of the group is the host of one of the meetings (length of meeting: min. of 4 hours).
  • The host is free to choose the content and format by him-/herself. Pluriversity of both is desirable and expected.
  • There is but one pre-given principle: the meeting has to be focused on / related to the overall theme of the group: artistic research / artistic Ph.D.
  • All members take notes of each meeting and fix, from their individual point of view, the three strongest points and the three weaknesses of each meeting’s content and format. They keep their notes and fixed strongest points and weaknesses to themselves.
  • The last meeting (in December) is reserved for discussing the experiences, the pros and cons of the formats and contents of each meeting. Out of that discussion, conclusions will be drawn for the leitmotif, contents and formats for 2014.
  • Besides, additional activities beyond the monthly meetings are possible and welcomed. The members of the group are free to join these activities whereas the participation for the monthly meetings is compulsory.

Teaching:
Input Artistic Research Zurich-Linz model and Artistic PhD example (by Nicolas Vermot and Giaco Schiesser). Given at the seminar Introduction into Artistic Research (Prof.  Christoph Schenker; Autumn Semester, Dec 17, 2013).
Collaborations:
With Aalto University Helsinki / School of Arts, Design and Architecture / Department of Media: Exchange about Themes – Experiences – Problems of Artistic PhD at Aalto University and ZHdK / Kunstuniversität Linz. Helsinki/Finland, Oct 14 – 15, 2013.
With CCCS (critical curatorial cross-cultural cybermedia studies) / University of Arts and Design Geneva: Invitation to present the  Zurich PhD Program at CCCS. Geneva, Dec 10, 2013 (presented by Nicolas Vermot and Giaco Schiesser)
Additional Activities:
Individual presenting of peer reviewed contributions on international conferences and workshops
Exhibitions and other publications

 

2012 – Leitmotif: Knowing the State-of-the-Art of Artistic Research

Planning: 
Planning and organizing the activities for 2012
Meetings:
10 1.5-days meetings (monthly, with the exception of July and August). Content:

  • Close reading and discussion of  some core texts about Artistic Research
  • Drawing conclusions for the own research practice

Preparations:
Required exposés
Additional activities:
Exhibitions and other publications

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