Foundation of SAR 2010 in Bern (CH) with an installation by Manuel Burgener, comissioned by Florian Dombois. Photo: Florian Dombois, 2010

The Society for Artistic Research (SAR) is a non-profit organization that nurtures, connects and disseminates artistic research as specific practices of creating knowledge and insight. SAR facilitates a range of encounters for its community of artistic practitioners in the pursuit of transformative understanding that impacts on political and societal processes as well as on cultures of research and learning.

SAR has an international membership drawn from individual artists, as well as academic and non-academic institutions.

SAR is an international organization, based in Switzerland and seated in Zurich.


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Registration open on 22 February 2016

International Conference on Artistic Research
The Hague 28-29 April 2016

Conference theme: WRITING


Invitation to the SAR General Assembly, The Hague 30 April 2016