QCA alumnus wins two major art prizes

Tony Albert with his Basil Sellers Art Prize winning work.
Arts Education Law
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Queensland College of Art (QCA) Alumnus Tony Albert has taken out two prestigious national art prizes in as many months, landing $150,000 in prize money. Tony won the $100,000 Basil Sellers Art Prize at the end of July, before also winning the Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award, valued at $50,000 last month. Tony’s winning work, […]

Enter Pyongyang

Pyongyang
Griffith Asia Institute
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A new promotional video supposedly showing the every-day life of the North Korean capital of Pyongyang has recently been released online. However Professor Andrew O’Neil from the Griffith Asia Institute says viewers should not let themselves be distracted by pretty pictures and flashy imagery. “The overwhelming majority of North Koreans are brutally repressed by a […]

Masters student wins Queensland Premier’s Drama Award

Arts Education Law
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School of Education and Professional Studies Masters student and sessional staff member, Daniel Evans is the winner of the Queensland Premier’s Drama Award (QPDA) 2014-15 with his explosive new play Oedipus Doesn’t Live Here Anymore. Following a record 121 entries for the 2014-15 Queensland Premier’s Drama Award (QPDA), and three finalists announced earlier this year, […]

GovHack glory for Griffith ICT achievers

From left, Dr Jolon Faichney, Federal Minister for Communications Mr Malcolm Turnbull, Griffith graduate Mick Davies and ICT student Jordan Gardiner
Griffith Sciences
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Griffith University students were among the highest achievers at the 2014 GovHack National Awards in Brisbane. Leading the cohort from the School of Information and Communication Technology was Mick Davies, who recently graduated from the Logan campus and whose project, SocialTest, won first prize for Best Use of Queensland Government Data. SocialTest is a Web […]