Journal of Contemporary Archaeology, Vol 4, No 2 (2017)

Entangled Concepts and Participatory Practices across Archaeology, Heritage and Art

Leah Acheson Roberts, Colin Sterling
Issued Date: 19 Feb 2018


This forum response questions the 'creative turn' in archaeology with specific reference to the work of the Archaeology/Heritage/Art Research Network - a loose constellation of academics, artists, events and activities which aims to interrogate the cross-fertilisation of these fields. Focusing on the historical example of the 'conversazione' as a model for participatory debate and practice across different disciplines, the paper argues for more grounded interactions between artists and archaeologists in the light of their increasing conceptual and methodological entanglement.

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DOI: 10.1558/jca.32354


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