NiTRO + Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education

Edition 45

Welcome to this penultimate edition of NiTRO for 2022, which has been expertly curated by Dr Alejandra Canales and her colleagues at The Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS).

Sydney Conservatorium of Music has launched a new postgraduate composition initiative that offers four successful applicants two years to write new works, including art songs, a scene from a musical, a choral work and other pieces, leading up to the composition and performance of a new Chamber Opera presented in

A new report by researchers from Queen Mary University of London and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council shares the experiences of 21 visual and performing arts practitioners as they experienced the COVID pandemic in the UK. It offers a range of  insights for policy makers to benefit creative

The Mistra Environmental Communication team at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) is offering an artist residency to work with the academic team on issues of how the environment and sustainability is understood and expressed in a politicised, polarised and complex world. The invitation to apply is open to

1-3 December 2022Online The 2022 AAANZ conference focuses on the idea of Demonstrations and asks “How might we re-conceive our disciplines in light of these concerns, and demonstrate our disciplinary role as advocates for re-thinking our histories, and engagement with communities, institutions, and other spaces?” The event is convened by

January – April 2023, Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello, Venice, ItalyDeadline for call for artists: 23 December 2022: CANVAS International Art Fair will present collective and solo projects by leading and emerging international artists. The 2023 edition will represent a forum for the direct exchange of ideas and contacts between collectors, artists,

Deadline for application: 16 February 2023 ANAT is calling for applications from Australian artists and scientists for the Synapse Residency program. The 16-week residencies, which must take place between April–December 2023, can be full or part time or in blocks over a longer period of time. ANAT will pay participating