NiTRO + Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education

Archive

BY SMILJANA GLISOVIC — With the first edition for the year we’re going into the NiTRO archives to trace how some of the key concerns of the last 12 months have developed since the start of the DDCA publication.
BY NATALIE KRIKOWA — This research critically examines the evolution of queer representation in screen media and interrogates whether meaningful progress has been made.

In ‘The long and winding road’ (NiTRO, Edition 20, 2019), Professor Carol Gray offers up ‘an alternative way of considering the role of artefacts / creative works in a doctoral submission, by offering the liberating concept of ‘epistemic objects’ – their possible forms and agencies, and the alternative display/sharing of

SMILJANA GLISOVIC—This edition of NiTRO Creative Matters takes its theme from this year’s DDCA annual symposium Thrive, with an attendant interest in Leadership. For some time the DDCA Board and membership have been discussing the necessary relationship between thriving and leadership, identifying that for creative practice researchers to continue to
PAUL GOUGH, CLIVE BARSTOW—While Australia needs to be highly selective when taking direction from a re-booted Research Excellence Framework (REF) in the UK, there are ultimately a few modifications and shifts in focus that could benefit the arts here once the ERA awakens from its slumber.
PEARL TAN—This edition of Creative Matters is all about leadership and thriving. Leadership has many models, we have transformational, authentic, situational the list goes on, and we can also put this in the context of our increasing awareness of First Nations values and knowings such as valuing process and relationships
GERARD REED—The post-pandemic workforce is seemingly the same in many respects to its pre-pandemic condition, though in actuality it has been transformed by a profound experience. To reconstitute economically and socially in the post-pandemic era, there is immense value in examining the virtues, and appreciating the consequences of the pandemic
AARON DAVIS—DDCA Symposium Emerging Leaders Workshop
JENNY FEWSTER'S address at the 2023 DDDCA symposium compiled by MARY FILSELL