Puhlkari by Kira Bhumber. Photographer: Andrew Howell. Used with permission

Ground Works is a platform for exemplary arts-inclusive research projects and reflection on the processes that drive interdisciplinary collaboration.

Call for Submissions

General Call for Submissions

Rolling Submissions

Vibrant Ecologies of Research

November 13, 2020 — February 27, 2021

Latest Announcements

Chat with the Editor

December 17, 2020

The Ground Works Managing Editor will be available for one-on-one mentoring and advice as part of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals (CELJ) Chat-with-an-Editor virtual event, Jan 6 3-4pm ES...
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Ground Works Seeks Submissions

November 19, 2020

a2ru Ground Works is now accepting project submissions on a rolling basis. We welcome submissions that integrate research and practice in the fine, performing, and applied arts and design with othe...
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Video from First Ground Works Live Event Is Now Available

November 16, 2020

Ground Works held its first live event as a virtual session in the a2ru national conference on October 28, 2020. In this session, entitled "Dear Arts Integration Community: A Letter of Inquiry from...
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Featured Articles

Choreografish: an arts-based, virtual reality, anxiety intervention for autism

Choreografish is a participatory research project leveraging virtual reality, arts engagement, and design to collaborate with young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The research team was motivated by a combination of observations: that some people with ASD experience social anxiety and...

Choreografish: an arts-based, virtual reality, anxiety intervention for autism

Eric Handman, Roger Altizer, Cheryl Wright, and Greg Bayles
Green Light SONATA: Improvisation at the Intersection of Art and Science

The Green Light SONATA project originated with a hunch in the engineering domain, but could only materialize through true collaboration of researchers working across disciplines. The project tested the hypothesis that translating simulated traffic information into music could lead to musical reso...

Green Light SONATA: Improvisation at the Intersection of Art and Science

Anne Elise Thomas, Montasir Abbas, Charles Nichols, and Qichao Wang
Judaica: An Embodied Laboratory for Songwork

“Judaica: An Embodied Laboratory for Songwork” was a two-year research project that explored the construction of identity through the act of singing. The heart of the project was a six-month laboratory period in which the three of us worked closely together, on a full-time basis, as skilled perfo...

Judaica: An Embodied Laboratory for Songwork

Ben Spatz, Nazlıhan Eda Erçin, and Agnieszka Mendel

Recent Commentaries



A Reflection on 'Machines that Dream'

Author commentary by Benjamin David Robert Bogart on Machines That Dream

My aim is not merely to make use of knowledge in cognitive neuroscience, but to contribute through the generative capacity of artistic practice. However, the work remains in limbo, unpublished in disciplinary contexts and merely summarized in interdisciplinary journals.

Groundwork for Ground Works

Commentary on Cultural Engagements in Nutrition, Arts and Sciences (CENAS)

As early groundwork for Ground Works, a2ru invited submissions of interdisciplinary projects. Six of those projects played a seminal role in shaping the platform and helping to define the a2ru transdisciplinary space.