The Creative Regions Lab aims to redefine creative activity in regional Australia to create regional futures. We are a teaching and research hub that drives the development of creative enterprises and activities in regional Australia.
Our core function is to conduct research, identify themes, invent industries, direct, coordinate,respond, and promote all projects nationally and internationally.
We operate through projects that combine the culture of regional creativity and innovation with the invention of new productivity possibilities.
The Land Dialogues Conference will take place on the 13th, 14th and 15th of April 2016 at Charles Sturt University on its Wagga Wagga Campus.
CSU academic, Dr Damian Candusso, was part of the team that won an Oscar this week for sound design on Mad Max: Fury Road.
Members of the public are once again invited to sit for a portrait by recent Archibald Prize Finalist Tony Curran – but this time there's a catch. Curran is asking people to pose for a portrait in the company of a complete stranger.
Margaret Woodward & Craig Bremner have a book chapter in the book Creative Communities: Regional Inclusion and the Arts, edited by Janet McDonald and Robert Mason.
A research grant funded by the Grape and Wine Research Development Corporation (GWRDC) into the field of wine tourism. Part of this research investigates regional brand perception images of 15 wine regions in 6 states in Australia. It aims to identify the key brand elements of successful regions plus some flow-on effects such as regional employment. Stakeholders (direct and indirect) are wine companies around Australia, wine industry peak bodies, i.e. Wine Australia and Winemakers Federation of Australia, tourism bodies, i.e. Tourism Australia, state and regional tourism associations, etc.
Project author: Johan Bruwer and Anthony Saliba
Tara is working on a book and longer-term project about the specific challenges confronting small - third tier - cities. She explores the capacity of geosocial networking, alongside event management, in providing options for these cities. Tara also recognizes the importance of universities and the knowledge economy in creating a sustainable future.
Project author: Tara Brabazon