NiTRO + Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education


Newcastle’s Critical Animals symposium will take place this year at The Lock Up in Newcastle as part of the “This is not Art” festival. The symposium, which brings together students, researchers, writers, artists, academics and thinkers that are involved in creative and experimental art practices, will focus on the topics of

Rebecca MacFarling has been announced as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Melbourne Writers Festival and will take over from outgoing CEO Shona Barrett who has been with MWF for the past seven years. Rebecca has held roles at Musica Viva Australia, Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Bangarra Dance Theatre,