'Kip Jones brings the genre of what he calls performative social sciences forward with wide-ranging theoretical, academic, and artistic products in a various media that takes up how social scientists can use art for investigation and dissemination (2012, 2006; Gergen & Jones, 2008). In 2008, Jones and Gergen called for the future of performative social sciences to find ways to include the audience in the performance/social science process. As Jones states that future of performative social sciences will…'
allow for intrusions, shocks and surprise endings by focussing the development and production of performative pieces on the audience as the ﬁnal interpreter, interlocker, magician, sage. This is where the politics become profoundly embodied; the evocative transformed to the provocative; and the possibility of social science research contributing to changing hearts and minds a reality. (Gergen & Jones, 2008, p. 41)
“Embodied Methodologies, Participation, and the Art of Research”
by Madeline Fox
Social and Personality Psychology Compass
Volume 9, Issue 7, pages 321–332, July 2015