How can I find Art-Based Research?
Looking for readings on ABR within a specific topic or field? Try searching for more resources using keywords like "art based research" or "art based inquiry" AND the topic of your choice. Refer to the list of potential keywords below to help begin your search for ABR.
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How can I identify Art-Based Research?
Perhaps most important to note is that ABR can be found under many names. Below is a working list of the different terms used to describe the use of art and art-making in the research process.
|Partial lexicology of terms for arts-based research
|Arts-based educational research (ABER)
|Alternative forms of represatation
|Arts-based health research (ABHR)
|Aesthetically based research
|Arts-Based Research Practices
|Aesthetic research practice
|Arts as inquiry
|Art practice as research
|Critical Arts-Based Inquiry
|Research-Based Art (RBA)
|Arts-based research (ABR)
|Arts based social research (ABSR)
|Arts-based qualitative inquiry
|Transformative Inquiry through Art
|Arts in qualitative research
The best way to identify ABR is to head directly to a study's "methodology" section. This section will describe the process in which the study was conducted and data was gathered. Should the language include the use or making of art, it is very likely ABR.
Leavy, P. (2014). The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved from https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=779511&site=eds-live&scope=site