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.
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.
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.
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.
The data gathered in this project will provide a range of oral history material and artefacts for, the playwrights (in order to be inspired to write plays initiated from engaging with the data) and, for curators and archivists (in order to create a historical record of people's lived experiences of Mayday Hills). The researchers hope to use both the data generated from the initial data collection phase of the project as well as critically reflect on the ways in which playwrights, and others who access the material, interpret and represent the same data.
Project author: Jenni Munday and Emma Kearney
Storytelling is central to Aboriginal knowledge and culture. Stories embrace the integration of all aspects of life in accordance with Aboriginal worldviews and span art, song, performance and other cultural expressions, assisting the transfer of cultural information from generation to generation, including connections to Country and kin. This project will address the new conditions facing Aboriginal storytelling traditions in 21st century Australia. It offers a positive response to the ongoing legacy of displacement and dispossession, and develops a skills-based agenda to enable young Aboriginal people to initiate and produce relevant forms of self-expression and cultural representation.
Partners - ARC/University of Melbourne/ Charles Sturt University/ACMI/Vic Health/SistaGirl Productions
Investigators - Scott McQuire (UniMelb), Richard Chenall (UniMelb), Michelle Evans (CSU), Kimba Thompson (Sista Girl Productions), Helen Simmondson (ACMI), Christine Evely (ACMI), Jim Rimmer (Vic Health)
Project author: Michelle Evans