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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.
January 08, 2022

Interview: Investigating Art Experience

“Chills, awe, satisfaction or even a changing worldview – artwork can provoke strong reactions. In a recent EU project, Matthew Pelowski from the University of Vienna conducts empirical experiments in several European museums. His goal: Shedding light on the psychological aspects of our fascination with art.”

Our Austrian ARTIS members (Matthew Pelowski) recently gave an interview to the University of Vienna media portal on the topic of “Investigating Art Experience” and showcasing some of the new studies to come out of the ARTIS program. For more info on how we have been trying to conduct studies of art experiences in the wild while following Covid protocols and if even short encounters with online art can make us feel less lonely, anxious, and improve our mood, find the full interview here: