Performing Creative Work in Public

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This chapter addresses artistic research through the concept of co-costuming in public—a material-discursive practice between humans and more-than-human materialities with co-creational potentials. The chapter documents how co-costumed entanglements cultivate the wearers’ sociomaterial relation-spatial sensitivity towards each other as well as towards other humans and more-than-human materialities.

It is argued that co-costumed phenomena transform the wearers creatively. This is a critical as well as a speculative “world-making” process to playfully co-reflect, co-respond, co-invent, co-sense, co-think and co-learn in the situation. Moreover, it is suggested that artistic research is a material-discursive practice where knowledge is an ongoing co-creational and situational process.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCreative Work
Subtitle of host publicationConditions, Context and Practice
EditorsErika Andersson Cederholm, Katja Lindgvist, Ida de Wit Sandström, Philip Warkander
Number of pages189
Edition1st editio
ISBN (Print)9781032509792
Publication statusPublished - 2024 Jan 19

Publication series

NameRoutledge Research in the Creative and Cultural Industries

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Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Performing Arts

Artistic work

  • Text

Free keywords

  • costume
  • Costumed perfomance
  • walking

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