Stories from All Subjects

Robot sculpture, coming to a gallery near you

Robots are set to change the way we drive our cars, grow our food, and perform surgery. But robots are changing art too.

Hijabers of Instagram: the Muslim women challenging stereotypes

It is easy for non-Muslims to forget that there are places where Muslim women lead lives full of frivolity and fun: they shop, read fashion magazines and travel to Europe. But on social media a global community of fashion-conscious Muslim women are challenging the stereotypes of Muslim women as submissive and disempowered.

Behind the scenes – Louise Hearman at QUT Art Museum

Renowned Australian contemporary artist Louise Hearman, winner of the 2016 Archibald Prize, is best known for her ambiguous and surreal paintings of scenarios where things may, or may not be, as they seem.

Gaining the Creative Edge in Critical Situations

Paramedics must think fast and follow procedure in critical situations. But when they return to their stations, a different set of skills are required. No Walls looks at how arts-based learning and the creative process can be used to strengthen agility in professional environments.

Insights from a Work Integrated Learning Internship

Over the course of my degree I have been told countless times the importance of gaining work experience.

Creative Industries Indigenous Seminar Series – Fiona Foley

The second QUT Creative Industries Indigenous Seminar Series, convened by Dr Sandra Phillips, took place on 2 June, 2017 as part of Reconciliation Week. The ongoing program is a staging ground for dissemination of unique scholarship from Indigenous researchers and academics.

Australian Twitter is more diverse than you think

What are the major drivers of Twitter take-up, in Australia and elsewhere? Do we connect around shared interests, shared location, or pre-existing offline relationships? And when, in the eleven-year history of the platform, did these structures form?

Creative Industries Indigenous Seminar Series – Bronwyn Carlson

The inaugural QUT Creative Industries Indigenous Seminar Series, convened by Dr Sandra Phillips, commenced Friday 21 April, 2017. The program is a staging ground for communication of unique scholarship from Indigenous researchers and academics.

Preserving Ancient Language in Song

Imagine you have an idea to compose, sing, perform and record songs in the diverse languages of your ancestors. You know what a significant tool music is – it can be used for learning, preserving and disseminating language. You can picture a parent singing one of the songs to their child to help them fall asleep. But there’s one small problem. You don’t know how to read, compose or perform music.