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Film production builds a bridge to Asia

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.
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Griffith alumnus wins Artbank +QPAC commission

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’ […]
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Redesigning an Aussie icon

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.
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Arts Education Law

East meets West through arts partnership

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. […]
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Eco-artists turn trash into treasure

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 […]
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Film lecturer wins national teaching award

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.
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Animation alumni create must-see kids TV

Griffith Film School animation alumni have created a hit new series for the ABC and BBC Worldwide, providing work for scores of young animation graduates in Brisbane. Bluey, which follows the adventures of an adorable Blue Heeler pup, premiered on ABC Kids this week.
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Griffith showcases talent at Beijing Design Week

From laser-cut seaweed creations to 3D print tableware and augmented reality installations, Griffith University is set to showcase the talent of its design staff and students at Beijing Design Week. Griffith was the only Australian university invited to exhibit at Beijing Design Week, which provides a platform for cutting-edge work by the world’s most exciting […]
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Film graduates nominated for ATOM Awards

Griffith Film School has been recognised for its excellence in the creative arts, with six nominations at this year’s Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) awards.
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Turning trash into treasure a swell idea

Queensland College of Art student Ronda Sharpe enlisted the help of Griffith University's IT team to help create her entry for this year's Swell Sculpture Festival - using hundreds of old data cables to create part of a stunning collaborative work.
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Art alumnus takes out national award

Queensland College of Art alumnus Madeleine Kelly has won the $25,000 Sunshine Coast Art Prize for her stunning abstract work, Allowable Forms and Unconscious Facts. The Sunshine Coast Art Prize is a national contemporary acquisitive award presented by Sunshine Coast Council. The award is open to any artist who is an Australian resident, working in a 2D medium.
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Meet the 2018 GBS Outstanding Alumni Winners: Delvene Cockatoo-Collins

Griffith Business School's Outstanding First People’s Alumnus Award Winner Delvene Cockatoo-Collins says her time at Griffith University helped her to always try to weave artwork into her career, whatever direction it took.
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Have camera, will travel

Queensland College of Art students will travel to Malaysia for a series of masterclasses by world-renowned photographers.
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Griffith brings world’s leading design minds to Brisbane

Queensland College of Art will bring the world's leading design minds to Brisbane, after winning hosting rights for the Design Research Society (DRS) Conference 2020.
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Griffith showcases creative arts on world stage

Griffith University will showcase its creative arts offerings at the George Town Festival in Penang, Malaysia next month. The Arts, Education and Law Group (AEL) are presenting The Griffith Creative Arts Room as part of the month-long celebration of arts and culture, which attracts more than a million visitors from around the world.
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Photography students document life in regional Queensland

Photography students from the Queensland College of Art have turned their lens on Roma, revealing the people and landscapes that make up the small country town. Six hours drive west of Brisbane, Roma is the gateway to the Outback and Carnarvon Gorge, famed for its cattle saleyards and country hospitality. Fourteen photography students spent a […]
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Griffith artist debuts new work at Liverpool Biennial

Queensland College of Art doctoral candidate Dale Harding has unveiled a stunning new work at the Tate Liverpool, as part of the tenth Liverpool Biennial. Dale joins more than 40 artists from 22 countries at the UK's largest contemporary art festival, which opened over the weekend and attracts more than a million visitors during its 15 week run.
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Filmmakers explore life of a screen legend

A pair of Griffith Film School graduates has produced an acclaimed documentary on the life and work of legendary Australian film editor Jill Bilcock. Bachelor of Film and Screen Media Production alumni Axel Grigor and Faramarz K-Rahber wanted to shine a light on the renowned film editor, whose work includes iconic Australian films like Strictly Ballroom, Muriel’s […]
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