NiTRO Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education

Art & Science

By Professor Robyn Sloggett AM — Art practice and scientific enquiry have the same fundamental epistemological requirements; a broad and deep knowledge of the context in which they operate, the ability to contest and extend existing ontologies, and through this to be able to verify propositions in order to expand knowledge.
By Professor Oron Catts — The life sciences are rapidly shifting into an engineering pursuit. This means that a new, problematic, challenging and performative palette of artistic possibilities opens up.
By Dr Svenja J. Kratz and Anita Gowers — Since the establishment of UWA’s dedicated art and science lab  SymbioticA in 2000,  there has been a growing interest in fostering connections across art and science. An increasing number of academic staff and HDR students are working across the nexus of