2010 –

Forschung / Research

 2011 – 2022
  • Founding and heading  artistic PhD research programme + artistic research group Zurich, Zurich University of the Arts/ZHdK,  Zurich PhD Group
2018 – 2022
  • Research project Advancing Supervision for Artistic Research Doctorates (co-applicant, member project team):
    Project Website: Advancing Supervision
    Funding Agency: EU / Programme: Erasmus+
    EC Project Number: 2018-1-AT01-KA203-039320 Project Card
    Term: September 1, 2018 – August 31/December 31, 2021 (expanded, due to the Corona pandemy), Feb 28, 2022 (2nd expansion due to the Corona pandemy)
    Partners: Academy of Fine Arts Vienna / Austria (Lead); Aaarhus School of Architecture / Denmark; Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design/University of Bergen / Norway; Orpheus Institute Ghent / Belgium; Glasgow School of Arts / UK; University of Art and Design Linz / Austria; Academy of Fine Arts Prague / Czech Republic;  Zurich University of the Arts /Switzerland; European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA)
    Capacity: Co-applicant, member project team
    Deliveries: 3 Multiplayer Events in Stuttgart (2019), Ghent (2020), Vienna (2021)
    On-going, preliminary publications: Advancing Supervision
    Final publications: December 2021.
  • Giaco Schiesser:
    (1) Basic Questionnaire (Template and Example)
    (2) Annotated Checklist/Guidelines “Main Problematics of Artistic Research Doctorates Supervision for conceptualizing artistic research doctorates”
    (3) Integral Questionnaire for Input / Feedback / Evaluation for PhD candidates, supervisors and administrators alike
    [= Output Workpackage Doctoral Supervisors. Multi-skilled Superheroes or Co-Competent Team Workers?]
    In: Erasmus+ Research project: Advancing Supervision for Artistic Research Doctorates: Project Outputs (online), March 31, 2022.
  • Giaco Schiesser:
    (4) Doctoral Supervisors. Some Reflections on the Process, the Research Results and the Delivery of the Work Package.
    In: Erasmus+ Research project: Advancing Supervision for Artistic Research Doctorates: Undoing Supervision. A Compendium of Key Issues In Supervising Artistic Research Doctorates (online), March 31, 2022.
2013/2015 – 2020
2015 – 2018
2013 – 2018
  • Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK: Head Dossier Research ZHdK
  • Swissuniversities (= Rektorenkonferenz der schweizerischen Universitäten und Hochschulen): Mitglied Delegation Forschung und Entwicklung   swissuniversities
2015 – 2016

Project The Matter of Habit: Lifting the Surfaces of Inhabited Matter
Information: P3, SNF Databasis

  • Funding Agency: SNF (Swiss National Science Foundation)
  • Programm: SNF Projects
  • Project number: 100016_159845
  • Term of the project: May 2015 – Nov 2016
  • Partners: –
  • Capacity: Applicant
  • Contributor: Nicole de Brabandere (PhD candidate)
  • Delivery: PhD graduation “With Distinction”, November 2017
  • Publication: tbd, scheduled 2019
  • Comments: Artistic PhD project of the contributor