NON TRADITIONAL RESEARCH OUTPUTS
ERA ELIGIBILITY AND QUALITY IN THE CREATIVE ARTS
This introductory section outlines a general rationale for identifying quality in non-traditional research outputs, particularly in visual art, film and design. Given the infinite variety and mutability of forms in creative expression it will never be possible to establish a definitive template for classification. However at the core of this analysis of quality is the attempt to establish a framework or general matrix for editorial or peer-review equivalence to traditional publications under the interlocking tripartite domains of Venue, Theme and Scope.
The complex of factors that determine the quality of a NTRO are mostly external to the actual artefacts or works of art themselves and can be categorized under these three areas:
VENUE ∙THEME ∙SCOPE