Perspective Artistic Research: For ideas and projects, reflecting and funding

Alexander Damianisch
Center Research Focus, Center Research Focus
2024S, scientific seminar (SEW), 2.0 ECTS, 1.0 semester hours, course number S70159


This course is about research, especially it is about resources for your ideas and projects. How do I present my project idea in such a way that I do not just convince myself? The focus is on the development of proposals for and within the scientific and artistic research (funding) landscape of Austria, also Artistic Research will be given some special consideration. Especially the PEEK programme will be considered.

Examination Modalities

Please register for the course online, only a limited number of participants are possible!

a) Please provide a short idea via mail, (subject PAR).

b) Preparation for, participation in and integration of the parts of the course.

c) developed concept for a research proposal will be the final outcome of the course and an evaluation input to concepts coming from group members.


The course will evolve together with your ideas in three steps, on three focused dates.



At the first meeting, you are kindly invited to present your ideas. We will discuss these together. The general context and landscape of Art and Research funding will be described; this will also include the international and the situation in Europe and Austria. The work of funding bodies will be described more closely; and a model of a funding programme identified. We will work on the idea of templates, structuring and distribution of resources. The current stage of the concepts will be discussed.



We will read at least one (real) proposal, and work on the topic of reviewing. The current state of the proposals will be presented.  This session will also address problems that came up meanwhile in the individual work on proposal concepts.



The individual proposals will be discussed. Please provide them at the meeting (printed), we will review them togehter. We might discuss a focus result. And talk about the further use of the developed material.

Key Words

art and research, grundlagenforschung, art and science, crossdisciplinary, sdg, challenges, geisteswissenschaften, naturwissenschaften, technische wissenschaften, support art and research, support kunst und forschung, entwicklung, entwicklung und erschließung der künste, impact, knowledge valorisation, understanding, praxis, kritik, ermöglichen, begleiten, sichern, enable, care, secure, editorial, writing, scientific writing, formulation, doctorate, proposal writing, wissenschaftsfonds, fwf, funding, organisation


13 March 2024, 09:00–12:30 Zentrum Fokus Forschung
15 April 2024, 09:00–12:30 Zentrum Fokus Forschung
12 June 2024, 09:00–12:30 Zentrum Fokus Forschung , "Location may be changed!"

Course Enrolment

From 05 February 2024, 00:00
The online registration was already closed

Co-registration: possible

Attending individual courses: possible