NiTRO Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education

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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
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Edited by Smiljana Glisovic With this edition we are continuing the conversation around research reporting and assessment of creative practice research outputs. The first thing to say is that the focus on measurement, accounting, and evaluating is not the only conversation to be having, and that in order to get

by Zeynep Akcay A woman dances in the dark to transform her body into light and colour. Kam, meaning ‘Shaman’ in old Turkish, is a long-exposure pixilation / 2D animation film expressing the primal, potent energy of the female body. This animated film made in response to the repressive discourses