Stories from All Subjects

The Environment Embodied

No Walls’ Mia Finley met with Dr. Keith Armstrong to discuss his new media work and how it embodies a transdisciplinary approach to understanding our environmental, social and cultural ecologies. Armstrong’s creative work seeks to dissolve the boundaries between art, science and the environment.

Facing Fashion Head On

Moving from country Queensland to a global cultural capital, QUT fashion graduate Georgia Grainger has persevered to embed herself into the fast-paced fashion industry. As assistant product manager of Zign, she monitors trends, finds inspiration and continues to develop her portfolio.

An Affair to Publish

No Walls’ Brooke Donnelly explores the intersection of technology and publishing. From the big picture, to the every day actions of author, Ann Harrison, who shares her insights as a digital publisher and consumer.

Blurring the Boundaries of Dimensions

The Museum of Colliding Dimensions is an interactive all-consuming experience of light, sound and movement. No Walls’ Grace Kirk discovered the CreateX festival installation to be one of the most extensive mash ups of technology she has ever experienced.

CreateX

CreateX brought creativity, technology and community together on 28 August at QUT Creative Industries.

Make your own vegan leather fashion

Queensland design students are creating clothing from tea-infused materials.

Swiping Right: Self-Representation on Social Media

Today, almost everyone has a handful of social media accounts – Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Vine and more. There’s an app for everything, making it easier to find restaurants, catch up with friends and remind you where you parked your car. Even hooking up has become a convenient digital interaction, with apps like Tinder and Grindr reducing the time it takes to find a ‘match’. 

The Global Exchange – Fashions of Indonesia

In May 2016, QUT played host to 25 of Indonesia’s best emerging and established fashion designers, giving industry and academics an opportunity to meet, mingle and share ideas in a collision of culture and colour.

Supporting Storytellers

Daily challenges occur for all writers, but even in solitary pursuits, there’s a large, supportive community if you know where to look. For Ellen van Neerven, the sum of her experiences has amounted to two published books - one capturing the lives of Murri girls and their families; the other drawing on her cultural experience of food in India - and a desire to support other writers.