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Empathetic Gestures II Exhibition Opening

Come along to The Block this week for the opening of Empathetic Gestures II by School of Creative Practice PhD student Genine Larin. Empathic Gestures II is the second creative iteration from a transdisciplinary practice-led PhD project that considers knowledge and practice from across visual art, dance practices and psychoanalysis. The…

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Doctoral Thesis Excellence!

Warmest congratulations to two of our outstanding doctoral scholars from the School of Creative Practice for their recent recognition in the QUT Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Awards.   Established more than a decade ago, the award promotes excellence in postgraduate research in Australia and help develop and support a vibrant research…

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PhD Creative Practice Dead Bolt wins Poetry Prize

QUT Creative Lab postgraduate alumni, now lecturer in Creative Writing in the School of Creative Practice, Ella Jeffery was announced yesterday as the winner of the inaugural Puncher & Wattman First Book Poetry Prize for her work Dead Bolt.  Written as part of her practice-led PhD completed last year, Dead Bolt is a collection of poems…

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Emerging Scholar Success

Second year Creative Lab PhD student Christine Scoggin has received international recognition, being selected as a recipient of the Emerging Scholar Award at the 2019 International Conference on the Arts in Society, to be held mid-year in Lisbon, Portugal. Christine is working on a practice-led research project “Strong Houses, Strong…

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All We Can Do is Pray

Please join us tomorrow Friday 8th March for the opening of an exhibition of artwork by three contemporary Japanese artists curated by QUT Creative Industries PhD student, Emily Wakeling All We Can Do is Pray is a group exhibition and public programs to be held at Frank Moran Memorial Hall 8-16 March 2019. The artwork of three Japanese…

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Professor Louis-Philippe Demers joins QUT in 2019

Picture of Louis-Philippe Demers with Prof Mandy Thomas

Professor Louis-Philippe Demers joins QUT in 2019 as Professor of Creative Innovation and Director of the Creative Lab. Professor Demers is an award winning, multidisciplinary artist known for his avant-garde use of robotics in large scale installations and stage productions.  His most recent work Inferno created with fellow artist Bill…

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