CRITICAL CONNECTIONS: ART, DEsign, stem (symposium)

QUT, Brisbane (2017)

The Cube, together with the Creative Industries Faculty, the Australian Research Centre in Additive Biomanufacturing, the Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, in association with the UTAS Creative Exchange Institute hosted the one day symposium, Critical Connections: Art, Design, and STEM (March 25, 2017).

Led by a interdisciplinary group of national and international speakers, Critical Connections invited discussion on the motivations, challenges and opportunities for inter / trans-disciplinary practices across Art, Design, and STEM, through four overarching themes: Research, Learning & Teaching, Ethics, and Cultural Engagement.

Speakers included: Oron Catts (SymbioticA), Svenja Kratz (UTAS), Jaz Choi (QUT), Dietmar W. Hutmacher (QUT IBHI), Kit Wise (UTAS), Leighann Ness Wilson (The Cube), Terry Deen (QAGOMA), Kathy Mackey (QLD Academies), Laini Burton (Griffith University), Bill Hart (UTAS), Eliza Goddard (UTAS), Rose Hiscock (Science Gallery Melbourne), Jared Donovan (QUT), Kristefan Minski (Ars Electronica). 

Download full program and speaker info here.

This symposium was co-chaired, curated and visioned by Jacina Leong and Dr Svenja Kratz. 

Image Jaz Choi. Graphic Elise Wilkinson