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April 24, 2024

MacKenzie Trupp’s (UNIVIE) research received The Impact Award 2023

written by Corinna Kühnapfel UNIVIE PhD Candidate MacKenzie Trupp has been recently awarded with the Impact Award 2023 funded by the City of Vienna Cultural Affairs for her research funded by ARTIS. MacKenzie Trupp is a doctoral candidate at the Vienna Doctoral School in Cognition, Behavior and Neuroscience (VDS CoBeNe) of the University of Vienna.Through […]
October 02, 2023

Paper on Ethical Conflicts in the Research Project: ARTIS. Research as ‘Dirty’[1]: On Colonial Histories of Research

The ARTIS project description aims to research ‘how art impacts societies depending on their dominant ideologies’. This excerpt by Anisha Gupta Müller (KHB) hopes to turn the question around: how do dominant ideologies affect research in the first place? From the context of weißensee kunsthochschule, Anisha Gupta Müller writes on the ethical problems that foreground scientific research
July 17, 2023

New publication on visitors’ bodily, emotional, and transformative experience with an installation artwork

Installation art, with its immersive and participatory nature, evokes and necessitates bodily engagement and awareness. A new study shows that these aspects are integral to the overall art experience, appreciation, and transformative outcomes.
October 14, 2022

ARTIS Research Presentations at IAEA 2022

written by Corinna Kühnapfel

ARTIS members participated as symposium moderators and presenters at the 2022 Biennial Congress of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics in Philadelphia

ARTIS members participated as symposium moderators and presenters at the 2022 Biennial Congress of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics, which took place at the University of Pennsylvania and Barnes Foundation, and which was organized by the Penn Center for Neuroaesthetics and the Barnes Foundation during August 31- September 2, 2022. The symposium was titled “Mediating the connective power of art: Exploring interventions for maximizing art’s impacts in ecologically valid gallery or real-life settings”.

The individual contributions were (moderated by Matthew Pelowski & Joerg Fingerhut):

  • Can you feel the difference? – A fNIRS study Exploring Emotional Connections and Perceived Intentionality in Actual or Presumed AI- and Human-generated Art.
    Theresa Rahel Demmer
  • Welcome to Hell – the Influence of Intentionally Designed Gallery Lighting on Aesthetic Experience of The Last Judgement by H. Bosch
    Stephanie Miller
  • Empirical Aesthetics for Installation Art: The Role of the Body in the Experience of Tomás Saraceno’s Art Installation “In Orbit.”
    Corinna Kühnapfel
  • Unlocking the Muse: Insights into if, when, and why artistic creativity might emerge and be applied in the lives of people with Parkinson’s disease.
    Matthew Pelowski

MacKenzie Trupp gave a presentation titled “Only one Monet in-person and online: How does an online art intervention compare to an in-gallery art intervention for anxiety and mood?” as part of the symposium “Digital Art Experiences: Examining Digital and In-Person Experiences and Introducing Research Tools for Understanding Virtual Art Experiences”.

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