Case studies

The four different projects addressed the central research question:

How can we use interpretation to increase access to contemporary art, and to address perceived barriers to intellectual access?

Collective Gallery
Vocal research question:
How does consulting a panel of audience members affect the delivery of interpretation for the Collective Gallery?

Dundee Contemporary Arts
Minding The Gap research question:
How can we support Gallery Assistants to operate in the perceived gap between organisational aspirations for and audience expectations of a contemporary art experience at DCA?

The Pier Arts Centre
Reach Out research question:
What interpretation strategies can we develop and adopt that will encourage and maintain interest from a locally-based audience?

Talbot Rice Gallery
Show Me Yours research question:
How do different audience interpretive communities receive and interpret artworks using a variety of tools and activities? How is this capability most effectively facilitated?