NiTRO + Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education


By Olivia Turner for The Polyphony “Sensitive Subjects: Creative Practice and Ethics was a seminar run in June 2023, that welcomed artists, curators, and academics from Newcastle University to consider ethics in creative practice research” “The workshop explored approaches in performance, film, curation, creative writing, and fine art and their

‘Using design-led methods, each Design Research Studio will provide a site for collaborators from different disciplines to speculate on and develop possible futures for real-world challenges. The first three Studios are focused on transforming fashion systems, led by Professor Alice Payne, RMIT Dean of Fashion & Textiles; regenerative design practice

by Grace McQuilten, Chloë Powell, Jenny Lye, Kate MacNeill, Marnie Badham ‘When Arts Minister Tony Burke launched the bill introducing Creative Australia, the new organisation at the heart of the Revive Cultural Policy, he did so with a bold statement: Creative Australia recognises that artists and creatives throughout our great

From dance to glass globes and jewellery . ‘Through movement, Nicole L. Olson shares the story of Rett syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that affects a child’s ability to speak, walk and eat.’ Read more @ KJZZ…

An exhibition model specifically designed for art and artistic research located outside traditional exhibition circuits. ‘A key feature of Project Anywhere’s global exhibition model has been its approach to selection and evaluation. A robust and exhaustive approach, in which the function of the curator is substituted for a democratising double-blind

Ellen Oh + Robin Wander for the Stanford Report ‘Oh discusses the role of interdisciplinary arts on a university campus, what makes a good collaboration, and why connecting artists with academics is about more than making research look pretty… Applying an artist’s way of thinking can inspire innovation, social and