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Collaborative Realities

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In this chapter I will introduce and critically reflect collaborative realities, methods and practices probed during the artistic research project visions4people, that was realized in a cooperation between weißensee academy of art berlin and the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at Campus Charité Mitte by high degree students from khb and people of the psychiatry from 2016–2018. It questions scientific research preconceptions and accentuates the impact of transdisciplinary and participatory methods that elicit the potential of art and artistic activities in health care environments and in academia and thus redefines the scope and impact of knowledge productions.


  • Artistic research
  • Artistic methods
  • Participatory projects
  • Transdisciplinarity
  • Knowledge production
  • Nondiscursive methods
  • Artistic contributions in psychiatric communities and in academia

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Pollmann, T.C. (2022). Collaborative Realities. In: Watzlawik, M., Salden, S. (eds) Courageous Methods in Cultural Psychology. Theory and History in the Human and Social Sciences. Springer, Cham.

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