The Joy of Sprawly Mess Unknowing: Volcanic Data Eruptions and Irruptions

HOGARTH, Hannah, TAYLOR, Carol A, HEWLETT, Sally, CRANHAM, Joy, BARR, Karen, BASTOS, Eliane and BARRATT HACKING, Elisabeth (2022). The Joy of Sprawly Mess Unknowing: Volcanic Data Eruptions and Irruptions. Qualitative Inquiry.

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This article uses the figuration of the volcano to demonstrate the disruptive and irruptive power of post-qualitative research. The article’s volcanic irruptions aim to keep data on the move, to show how data continually and slowly proliferate in rhizomatic, nomadic, and unforeseen ways via different, ongoing experimentations, instantiating the processual research practices of knowledge-ing. This article includes, and celebrates, empirical materials collectively produced as part of a collaborative research project entitled Get Up and Move!, which enacted posthumanist, feminist materialist research practices. We were curious about how we might activate the volcano to disrupt traditional modes of data collection, analysis, and dissemination rituals through research-creation events. By concept-ing with the volcano, through the creation of volcanic calligrams, we intra-act with data, as data erupt and irrupt in powerful, agentic, and surprising ways.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: data experimentation; feminist; post-qualitative; posthumanist; research-creation; 1301 Education Systems; 1303 Specialist Studies in Education; 1608 Sociology; Social Sciences Methods; 3904 Specialist studies in education; 4405 Gender studies; 4410 Sociology
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Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2023 10:50
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2023 17:46

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