An easy way to start finding precedents is to look for academic conferences (large or small) related to your research topic.
The biggest computer-human interaction conference in the world. What happens here is indicative of the state of HCI in the world. Here's 2018 as well.
Wonderful set of resources for all sorts of creative practitioners, from the extremely practical to whimsical. Check out this post from Caroline Sinders on How to make research-driven art or this one on How talking to people improves your work