NiTRO Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education

Digital

By Professor Jon Cattapan — Arts training institutions, and indeed the artworld itself, reflect the complex and rapid shifts of information and technologies available to us. Is it really possible to be immersive and discipline-specific in a world where access to many knowledges provides such rich counterpoints and ruptures to

Two new research reports out of the UK indicate that the digital capture and screening of live performances is failing to attract the wider and more diverse audiences anticipated. It had originally been hoped that digitally capturing live arts performances and screening them online or in cinemas/community locations would increase

By Professor Frank Millward — Living the dream immersed in data...
By Oliver Smith — Art and technology. Creativity and invention. Curiosity and innovation. The artist can confidently claim a preeminent position as a generator of new knowledge. Within the Academy the artist can play an important role in unlocking unforeseen research potential by imaginatively engaging with burgeoning technology.
By Dr Jessica Seymour — Being a writer was always a romantic idea for me. I was a terribly antisocial child, and I liked the idea of hiding away in my bedroom for days – even months – on end and bashing away at a keyboard until a masterpiece came

Visiting Fulbright Scholar Professor Patricia Aufderheide from the American University School of Communication in Washington is working with colleagues at QUT to gather information from artists and creators on how creators use copyright material in their work via a national survey to explore what works in copyright exceptions and limitations