Biggs is interested in what happens when previously marginalised forms of intelligence are brought to play on the dynamics of the university system. Part of the engage 18 research range of articles. Is it primarily an arts-based education, requiring no more rationale than that it contribute, in a democratic society, to the artistic, intellectual and critical equivalent of ecological bio-diversity? Or is it intended as a professional qualification – something that, for an artist, is surely better provided by a professional doctorate in visual or fine arts (the DFA)?
- Iain Biggs