Film production builds a bridge to Asia

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Griffith has collaborated with film schools in China and South Korea to make a screen trilogy that bridges language barriers, cultural clashes and the tyranny of distance. In a world-first collaboration, post-graduate filmmakers from Griffith Film School, the Beijing Film Academy and Dankook University Film School have created a three-part adaptation of the classic Chinese novel, Rickshaw Boy.

Griffith alumnus wins Artbank +QPAC commission

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Queensland College of Art alumnus Karen Black has won this year’s prestigious Artbank + QPAC Commission – creating a large-scale work on paper inspired by the grand passions, drama and tragedy of opera. The work being commissioned is titled I gaze at you, I possess you translated from a love duet in Montiverdi’s ‘Coronation of Poppea’ […]

Redesigning an Aussie icon

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Queensland College of Art graduate Claudia Moodoonuthi was one of three artists commissioned to create a limited edition design for iconic Australian company, Vegemite. The company is celebrating its 95th anniversary with a range of unique designs on its jars, including Claudia's bold and colourful work, My Vegemite Family.

East meets West through arts partnership

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Griffith art and design students are studying alongside their counterparts at Shandong University of Arts this month, as part of a 20-year partnership between the two universities. Shandong University of Arts (SUA) in China is celebrating its 60th anniversary and also marking a two decade partnership with the Queensland College of Art and Griffith University. […]

Eco-artists turn trash into treasure

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Queensland College of Art doctoral candidates Claire Tracey and Annique Goldenberg have created a stunning sustainable artwork to celebrate the natural wonders of Moreton Bay. ‘Flock’, is made from plastic bottles formed into aerodynamic shapes that represent a flock of birds in flight. The installation moves with the wind and waves and glows at night. The […]

Film lecturer wins national teaching award

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Griffith Film School lecturer Ashley Burgess has received the 2018 Australian Council of University Art and Design Schools (ACUAD) Innovative Teaching Award. The national award recognises innovative teaching methods by emerging art and design academics, and focuses on the design and delivery of one course. Mr Burgess was nominated for the popular 'Outback Filmmaking Bootcamp' program he pioneered, which has seen Griffith Film School partner with the Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival in Winton.