The papers submitted may address, but are in no way limited to, the following issues: art as a means of social control/emancipation throughout history; art as zeitgeist; political art; causes and consequences of ‘the social turn’ in art; epistemological foundations of ‘the performative turn’ in social sciences; art and epistemological anarchism; planning, implementation, and evaluating of performative research; art and urban space; new media and art; art and religion; art and intercultural dialogue; art and political correctness; socially engaged art; participative art; community art; art and social pedagogy; creative industries; art and corporate culture; art and political marketing; (post)feminist art; ecological art; art and posthumanism.