The Creative Arts Research Institute (GU)

Griffith University

Grappling with many of the most complex questions of our time, interdisciplinary artistic approaches can offer new innovative solutions and creative pathways forward. The Creative Arts Research Institute brings together researchers across film, gaming, animation, music, visual arts, design and everything in between, to produce a truly interdisciplinary creative arts research. Researchers are based at the Queensland Conservatorium, Queensland College of Art, and the Griffith Film School. Queensland Conservatorium is one of Australia’s leading music schools and undertakes leading-edge research that tackles the complex and multi-faceted role that music plays in contemporary society. The Queensland College of Art research explores new creative modes, images and forms for understanding contemporary experience.

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  • University
Number of research staff
20-100 research staff
The Creative Arts Research Institute, South Bank Campus, Griffith University, 226 Grey Street, South Bank QLD 4101

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Lead researcher

Professor Susan Best—Susan Best is an art historian with expertise in critical theory and modern and contemporary art.

Achievements of the centre

  • Drawing International Griffith - a research initiative leading drawing research in the 21st century
  • Hosted abbe 2015 Artist Books Conference
  • Hosted Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing conference 2014, featuring Terry Wohlers and Stelarc

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