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An Interdisciplinary Study: A New Paradigm Relating Art and Sport
Submission DeadlineDec. 25, 2019

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Lead Guest Editor
Danny Shorkend
Department of Research, Vega, Cape Town, South Africa
Guest Editors
  • Frikkie Potgieter
    Faculty of Visual Arts, Art History and Music, University of South Africa, Hatfield,Pretoria , Hatfield, Pretoria , South Africa
  • Timothy Noakes
    Biological sciences; Sports Science, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa
  • Hans Gumbrecht
    Stanford University, California, USA
  • Andrew Lambrecht
    Fine arts, Michaelis, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa
  • Ronit Milano
    History of Art, Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva , Israel
  • Galit Nogah-Banaai
    Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
Introduction
This Special Issue will develop arguments concerning the overlap between art and sport. It is envisaged that should confluences be found, sports science may thereby be enriched. Of course, there may be contrary arguments to the effect that art and sport are radically distinct. However, drawing from aesthetics and in particular, so-named aesthetics of the everyday, it could be argued that sport as an aesthetic phenomenon bears similarities with art and perhaps even vice-versa. Such a link may even be useful so far as new coaching methods are concerned and enhancing the mental focus of the athlete/aesthete…
There are also extra-aesthetic overlaps that can be explored, namely the common institutional base of both such disciplines and their relationship to say, politics, economics and history – and how that in turn may related to philosophical themes. Essentially then, this issue weaves an inter-disciplinary dynamic in the creative oscillation or relationship between art and sport.
Aims and Scope:
  1. art
  2. sport
  3. sports-science
  4. philosophy
  5. institutions
  6. aesthetics
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