qut Archives - The Creative Issue - News for Creatives
Queensland Music Festival has officially opened entries for the 2018 Carol Lloyd Award. The annual $15,000 prize supports the state’s emerging female singer-songwriters. Additionally, it honours the late Carol Lloyd, who was the first Australian female singer-songwriter to front a successful rock band.
Vena Cava: a group of contagiously passionate creatives who not only successfully run a theatre company, but provide each other with a supportive environment that enables excellence to grow and thrive.
Brisbane-born and bred Elodie Boal is someone to keep an eye on in the performing arts industry. She’s back this weekend for two nights only with Wondered, the final conclusion to Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland.
When radio auteur and critical darling Sheridan Whiteside breaks a hip on Mr and Mrs Stanley’s front doorstep, the well-to-do Messalia family find Christmas unravelling in the face of their unexpected guest. Multi-award winning production team Jennifer Flowers and Bill Haycock lead QUT final-year acting students in Kaufman and Hart’s classic farce.
The team at Creative Drinks is putting together another networking event on Thursday the 19th of March for Brisbane creatives and professionals and we would love all of you to attend!
Searching for something unique, one off and a whole lot of fun? Head to the QUT Fleet Store for wears that you won’t see walking all around town. Fleet Store is back for its fourth year, and is truly bigger and better. All clothing, shoes, accessories and artworks sold at the pop up shop are designed, and made, by QUT students, alumni and a few crafty teachers.
Ever thought about how you could lead a design project into fruition and wondered how others do it? Then maybe you need some extra inspiration and tips to make those creative ideas flourish.
Brisbane will be holding another installment of the Sex, Drugs and Helvetica conference, and much to its names dismay, the conference is serious about tackling all those queries that tickle us and begs to ask the big question- how do we make it in the creative business?
Queensland University of Technology throws up a host of talented little design graduates every year, a welcome sight to a relatively low brand born-and-bred state. It is a difficult field to navigate however, so it’s exciting to see and celebrate the opportunities for our local artists that crop up.
The deadline for the Queensland University of Technology’s annual Creative3 Pitch is this August and it could be your chance to propose an innovative creative business idea to invited investors including Australia’s only dedicated Creative Enterprise Fund.
Art always has an agenda, a message it is trying to portray. Some messages speak louder to audiences, and their nature more powerful and passionate than others. When it comes to social and political agendas in art however, the message is always clear.
Humanity has always been fascinated with the lives of other people: their stories, their secrets and their love letters – happy valentine’s day from a secret admirer, apology cards from an ex-boyfriend, notes from long distance relationships, unexpected letters from old friends and those notes that you were never meant to see.