This film and culture is presenting Raising Doubts, an initiative by Jasmin Moeller and Masha Ru in collaboration with Mediamatic. Earlier this year an installation in the public space of Mediamatic was realized which still can be experienced until end of November 2015. As well as the installation the
online platform uses questions to not only start a conversation, but also to shape the artwork.
The Reality of Theory The questions in Raising Doubts are based on earlier research of Jasmin Moeller (The Reality of Theory) and are inspired by the essay The myth of artisthood by art historian Camiel van
Winkel. In his work van Winkel distinguishes three types of artists: Romantic, Modernistic and
The goal of the Online Platform www.raisingdoubts.nl
is to stimulate fundamental thinking about research in art. It is based on research methods, codes and relations between theory and practice. By answering thirty questions you find out what kind of artist you are or could have been. You answers will be placed into a general context.
The project is made possible by Het Mondriaan Fonds, Creatieve Industrie Fonds, Stichting
Stokroos, AKV St. Joost.
Get in touch for questions, comments and ordering of The Reality of Theory in a hard copy