Symposium explores a new way to listen

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How does sound help us chart the health of the environment? Researchers from around the world will explore this question at “Perspectives on Listening”, an international symposium hosted by the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre and Biosphere Soundscapes next month. The three-day symposium features live performances, immersive installations, sound walks and field trips across the rainforests of […]

Griffith artists dominate prestigious prize

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All four Queensland finalists in this year’s Churchie Prize are students and alumni from the Queensland College of Art. The prestigious national art award recognises emerging artists and is now in its 30th year. Queensland College of Art Director Professor Derrick Cherrie said the strong showing illustrated the breadth of talent at the QCA. “We […]

Griffith grad goes for gold

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The Commonwealth Games may still be several months away, but Griffith University alumnus Delvene Cockatoo-Collins already feels like she has won gold. The North Stradbroke artist was selected to design the artwork for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games medals  which were unveiled at the weekend. Griffith University Games Champion Cameron McEvoy and alumnus Domonic Bedggood were among […]

Dami Im lends X Factor to GC2018 Gala

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Queensland Conservatorium alumnus Dami Im will headline the GC2018 Charity Gala and Medal Reveal this Saturday 4 November at The Star on the Gold Coast. The Masters of Music Studies graduate shot to stardom after winning The X Factor in 2013 and was Australia’s entrant in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. Dami will carry the Queen’s Baton […]

Griffith musical theatre grad in the spotlight

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Griffith Bachelor of Musical Theatre graduate Jackson McGovern is stepping into the spotlight with a lead role in a new production at the Brisbane Powerhouse. Nineteen is a black comedy about four young men living in a share house. From the outside they seem like lovable larrikins but underneath the bravado lurks something more sinister. The play […]

Music is the best medicine

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Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre Professor Don Stewart believes that music can be the best medicine. Professor Stewart’s latest project uses an innovative mix of music and traditional shadow puppetry to help combat parasitic infections and break the poverty cycle in rural Indonesia. The project is one of 17 new grants funded by the Australia-Indonesia Institute, which promotes […]