# An iterative research process
Each method will serve in refining, nurturing, reinforcing, readapting, re-orientating the other methods.
# An art-based research methodology
In recent years, research has become a meaningful element amongst the work of many practitioners of art. We will assume that in the trans-making project, “artistic research” is an important part of the process.
# Field-based research with socially and democratically engaged practices
Skills- and knowledge-transfer activities will be based on either experiences carried out directly on the field or coming from a whole range of players active in socially- and democratically-engaged practices.
# Participatory approach
Throughout the project activities will focus on the participation and engagement of the public, for example, in field experiences, workshops, open debates…
# A wide variety of activities
The exchanges cover a spectrum of activities from skills and knowledge transfer, exploratory discussions and fact-finding around resources.