NiTRO Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education


The portal is closing, and the artists in Australia have managed to seize control of their sector. The career ladder has broken down into snakes and slithered away. The old models of making and presenting have shed their skin, to reveal new ways.

In July 2018, DDCA Board Member Professor Kit Wise moved from Head of the School of Creative Arts at the University of Tasmania to take up the role of Professor of Art and Associate Dean of Art at RMIT. NiTRO Editor Jenny Wilson spoke to Kit about his

The contemporary world faces an array of inter-connected daunting challenges - geopolitical, enviro-climatic, economic-developmental. While science and technology address many of them, their agenda is only half the story.

Australia’s oldest continually operating theatre and an early 20th century garage will provide the centrepiece of The University of Tasmania’s proposed new creative and cultural precinct for Hobart. The university plans to redevelop the historic Theatre Royal to include new performance and research spaces and house a new conservatorium of