chapter  19
20 Pages

DIFFERENTIAL ICONOGRAPHY

ByHENK SLAGER

The content of artistic research can be understood as a non-philosophical articulation of how various media – such as photography, public space, and scientific models – present the world visually in the form of perceptual regimes and strategies. Artistic research stands up critically against each mode of visual reduction and cultural disciplining in the form of a dynamic mapping of a series of heterogeneous, open-ended rearticulations, thus showing different forms of knowledge production. In so doing, artistic research deals intrinsically with the crucial question of the artistic image’s role and its mediumspecific position in current visual cultures.