UTS researcher awarded 2018 Sydney Myer Creative Fellowship

Congratulations to UTS indigenous artist and senior researcher Jonathan Jones who has been named as this year’s Sydney Myer Creative Fellow in the field of visual arts. Jones, who is based at the Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Edcation and Research, joins seven other creative practitioners to receive creative fellowships this year: Sarah Blasko, music; Merindah Donnelly, dance; Nicola Gunn, theatre; Anna Krien, writing; James Mangohig, music and community and cultural development; SJ Norman, live art; and Nick Power, dance.

The Dawkins Reforms: How was it for you?

The very phrase “The Dawkins Reforms” evokes an image of Minister John Dawkins adding the flourishing touches to a paper that was, overnight, to disrupt the settled and contented life in Australia’s art and music schools, and send tertiary creative artists trudging in Lowryesque procession to the university ‘factories and mills’.

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