Arts Education Law

How the arts sustain Australia’s most remote communities

A three-year ARC Linkage Project led by the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre mapped the arts and creative sector in one of Australia's largest remote regions.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith University to host global design research conference in 2020

Griffith will host the Design Research Society Conference (DRS2020) in Brisbane next year - the first time in more than a decade the biennial forum has come to Australia.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Griffith appoints distinguished academic to DVC Research

A highly regarded chemical biologist with a distinguished record in championing research across several continents, Professor Mario Pinto, has been announced as Griffith University’s new Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research).
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Arts Education Law

Experience Design (XD) innovation

Griffith hosts the inaugural International Conference of Experience Design, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (XD2019) on the Gold Coast this week.
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Arts Education Law

Melissa ‘miles’ ahead with major literary award

Nearly two decades ago, Melissa Lucashenko was a delivery driver in Brisbane’s northern outskirts. Today, the Griffith graduate and Griffith Review contributor is a recipient of Australia’s most prestigious literary prize – the Miles Franklin Award. ‘Too Much Lip’ is Lucashenko’s sixth title of contemporary Aboriginal life. It centres on a character named Kerry Salter, […]
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Architecture

Young professionals explore cities of the future

A record number of emerging young leaders took part in the Griffith University Young Professionals’ Forum last week.
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Alumni

Griffith filmmaker unveils powerful new documentary

A powerful new documentary by Griffith film lecturer Dr Peter Hegedus has been nominated for a $10,000 prize at the Sydney Film Festival next week.
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Arts Education Law

The sound of healing

The act of listening can help Indigenous prisoners reconnect with their culture and benefit their health and wellbeing, according to a new project by creative arts and health researchers at Griffith.
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Arts Education Law

Uncovering the hidden fabric of war

Twentieth century warfare was fueled by steel, gunpowder and ready food supplies. We can add wool to that list, according to Griffith Film School Professor Trish FitzSimons and visiting Fulbright Senior Scholar Madelyn Shaw. The pair are working on a new creative research project, The Fabric of War, that explores how the global wool trade […]
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Academic Administration

Artwork takes viewers on a sonic adventure

Music and design faculty from Griffith's South Bank campus have created a stunning sonic sculpture as part of the inaugural Curiocity festival.
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Alumni

Pushing the boundaries of cinema

Griffith Film School PhD graduate Dr Daniel Maddock has been nominated for the Chancellor’s Medal for his research on virtual cinematography – a cutting-edge technique used in Hollywood blockbusters like Gravity and The Jungle Book. 
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Arts Education Law

On a mission to save Cambodia’s musical heritage

Griffith creative arts lecturers have collaborated on a stunning new book that documents Cambodia's musical heritage.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith students go behind the scenes at GOMA

Queensland College of Art students have received an exclusive ‘behind the scenes’ look at the blockbuster Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art – spending several days installing work at the Gallery of Modern Art alongside artists and curators. Once in a lifetime experience Queensland College of Art Director Professor Derrick Cherrie (left) said it was a […]
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Arts Education Law

Photography lecturer recognised for work in Cambodia

For Griffith students studying abroad, the destination isn't a place, but a new way of seeing things. One of the university's most successful short-term mobility programs is the annual photography in-field trip to Cambodia, where students spend time on assignment with local NGOs to capture the country's untold stories. Queensland College of Art Photography Program Director Dr Heather Faulkner has been recognised with a Griffith Internationalisation Award for her leadership of the program over the past eight years.
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Arts Education Law

QCA showcases graduating talent

The Queensland College of Art Graduate Exhibitions are a must-see for art lovers on the lookout for the “next big thing”. The Queensland College of Art will open its doors to the public this week for a series of exhibitions featuring the work of its graduating students. The annual QCA Showcase will take over the South Bank […]
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Alumni

Griffith alumnus wins Artbank +QPAC commission

Queensland College of Art alumnus Karen Black has won this year’s prestigious Artbank + QPAC Commission – creating a large-scale work on paper inspired by the grand passions, drama and tragedy of opera. The work being commissioned is titled I gaze at you, I possess you translated from a love duet in Montiverdi’s ‘Coronation of Poppea’ […]
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Alumni

Redesigning an Aussie icon

Queensland College of Art graduate Claudia Moodoonuthi was one of three artists commissioned to create a limited edition design for iconic Australian company, Vegemite. The company is celebrating its 95th anniversary with a range of unique designs on its jars, including Claudia's bold and colourful work, My Vegemite Family.
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Arts Education Law

East meets West through arts partnership

Griffith art and design students are studying alongside their counterparts at Shandong University of Arts this month, as part of a 20-year partnership between the two universities. Shandong University of Arts (SUA) in China is celebrating its 60th anniversary and also marking a two decade partnership with the Queensland College of Art and Griffith University. […]
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