NiTRO Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education

Edition 21

Call for papers/recitals: 21 June 2019Event dates: 23-25 September 2019Event location: Festsaal MDW, Vienna, AustriaWebsite: This three day symposium hosted by Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the University of Music and the Performing Arts Vienna (MDW) as part of an ARC Discovery Project Grant, will focus on exploring the

Launch date: 6pm, 13 June 2019Location: Tallis Room, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Royal Parade, Parkville, MelbourneWebsite: Michael Pearce S. C., Honorary Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Melbourne will formally launch a new book published by Lyrebird Press which aims to provide greater understanding of the

UNSW galleries pay tribute to the late, and much missed, academic and artist Debra Porch in an exhibition of her work, drawing upon Debra’s projects from 1979 to 2017 and including many first time exhibits. Curator Jose Da Silva said: “UNSW Galleries is excited to be staging the first institutional survey

Deadline for applications: 15 July 2019 Website:               The Australian-American Fulbright Commission offers scholarships at postgraduate, postdoctoral, scholar and distinguished chair levels to Australian citizens wishing to take part in academic and cultural exchange by pursuing research or study at a US institution.

UNSW students in Engineering, Built Environment and Art & Design will showcase the only student created installation to be included in Vivid 2019 I Sydney. Suspended in the overseas passenger terminal, the 8-metre  x 8-metre “Celestial Pancake” uses LED lights and music to generate changing patterns to represent the night sky

Call for Sessions Deadline: Extended to 10 June 2019Conference dates: 3-6 December 2019Event location: University of Auckland, New ZealandWebsite: The Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ) has extended the deadline for session proposals for its next conference to be held in Auckland NZ. Calls for papers for

The National Art School is advertising for a new Head of Advancement to work as part of NAS leadership team to develop key initiatives for strong and resilient growth through increased sustainable income sources, philanthropic relationships and increased community engagement. Find further information on this position here.

Applications close: 5 July, 2019Event location: QUT, BrisbaneWebsite: QUT Precincts invites creative practitioners to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for The Cube 2019 Artist-in-residence program. The Cube is one of the world’s largest digital interactive learning and display spaces, located at QUT’s Science and Engineering Centre. Proposals should

Associate Professor Nicole Wragg has been appointed as Swinburne University’s new Chair of Communication Design. In 2017 Associate Professor Wragg established the Swinburne School of Design Bureau, an in-house design studies where students work with industry and academia on communication design projects. In her new role she aims to expand

Monash University is advertising for a new Head of Department in Design. The position, which closes on 9 June, will be based at the Caulfield campus and is one of a number of positions being advertised in Design. Details for applications for the Head of Design position can be found