QCA Printmaker Tim Mosely Makes Paper for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton

QCA Printmaker Tim Mosely Makes Paper for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton

Tim Mosely leads the Print Program at Queensland College of Art. He was commissioned by Designworks who won the tender for the baton, to make the paper which carries the Queen's message inside. An advanced spinifex nanofibre additive, made by the University of Queensland’s Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, was mixed in with the paper.

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Sonia York-Price: 'Ageism and the Mature Dancer'

 Sonia York-Price: 'Ageism and the Mature Dancer'

Why do professional dancers have to retire so early? Well, according to QCA creative arts PhD candidate Sonia York-Price, they don’t. A former ballet dancer herself, York-Price’s extensive experience in the performing arts industry allows her access to interview dancers who have continued to work long after their ‘shelf-life’ as paid performing artists has expired.

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Drawing Water: a cross-cultural, cross-institutional collaborative project

Drawing Water: a cross-cultural, cross-institutional collaborative project

The Drawing Water initiative is a collaborative exchange project between fine art students from three institutions: Queensland College of Art, GU, Geidai (Tokyo University of the Arts) and Joshibi University of Art and Design in Tokyo. The project is initiated and lead by co-curators Professor Pat Hoffie and Dr. Linda Dennis (Joshibi) and coordinated by Dr. Bill Platz. QCA doctoral candidates included Carol McGregor, Anthony Vanghua Vue, Sally Molloy and Nat Koyama

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JCSG2016 brings national and international serious games experts to Brisbane

JCSG2016 brings national and international serious games experts to Brisbane

Griffith Film School and Griffith Centre for Creative Arts Research (GCCAR) hosted the Joint Conference for Serious Games (JCSG2016) at The Edge on South Bank in late September. Arts, Education and Law group Pro Vice Chancellor Professor Paul Mazerolle opened the conference which attracted 54 academics from 25 universities around the world, as well as 14 representatives from the games industry. 18 academics, professional staff and HDR students attended from Griffith.

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