REICHL, V., 2009. Investigating pictorial references by creating pictorial references: an example of theoretical research in the field of semiotics that employs artistic experiments as a research tool. IN: Interrogations: Creative Interdisciplinarity in Art and Design Research: Proceedings of AHRC Postgraduate Conference 2009, pp. 161-170.
This paper describes a doctorial dissertation that explores one of the
semiotic fundamentals of many art and design works: the nature of
pictorial references to abstract content.1 This approach combines
theoretical investigation with artistic experiments. It is one of the rather
rare research set-ups in which an artistic process is employed as a
This paper was presented at the Interrogations Creative Interdisciplinarity in Art and Design Research AHRC Postgraduate Conference, Loughborough University, 1st-2nd July 2009: http://www.interrogations.org.uk/conference/