If you missed the online event with Wayne Barker from the Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre and Professor Mark Kenny from the Australian Studies Institute discussing the significance of the...
Upcoming online seminar considering the significance of the Following the Trade Routes project
The Following the Trade Routes project is a cultural practice and research project, established and led by the Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre. Over the last 4 years the project has been seeking...
Co-Creation through music and music education, some reflections – by Kim Cunio
A guest blog post by Kim Cunio on co-creation through music and music education.
Distanced Familiarity: Positionality in Feminist Co-Creative Research – Guest Blog by Kaira Zoe Cañete
A guest blog post by Kaira Zoe Cañete on navigating positionality in feminist co-creative research.
Navigating Power and Acknowledging Positionality in Co-Creative Work – Guest Blog by Emma Blomkamp
A guest blog post by Emma Blomkamp on navigating power dynamics in co-creative work.
Free Prior Informed Consent & Iterative consent – What do they mean and why are they so important to co-creation?
The Collaboratory Conversation Series episode Community Engagement and Informed Consent – A Conversation with Azure Hermes talked about a couple of concepts that are really important ethical underpinnings to co-creative processes that work across differentials of power – the principles of Free, Prior & Informed Consent (FPIC) and Iterative Consent. In this article we dive a bit deeper into these concepts and how the National Centre for Indigenous Genomics (NCIG) have communicated and engaged with First Nations community members to achieve these principles in practice.
Program versus Mood: Guest Blog with Johanna De Ruyter
A guest blog post by Johanna De Ruyter on collaborative skills for improvisation in theatre and program versus mood.
Embracing the opportunities to develop stronger collaborative cultures in Universities
In this second part of our blog series on the CASS Collaborative Cultures Project we share recent participatory research undertaken with staff at the Australian National University’s (ANU) College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) investigating the institutional, project and individual enablers and challenges of collaborative practice in a university context. We outline our process and findings to date and share our plans for next steps in action research and culture change to enhance collaborative cultures at the ANU.
Learning By Doing: Guest Blog with David Lilley
A guest blog post by David Lilley on learning by doing and systems thinking.
It won’t just happen by wishing it. Collaborative practice needs nurturing in Universities.
There is a clear and present gap in how universities consider and support effective collaborative practice. If we really are going to embrace collaboration as an essential way to help universities achieve their strategic goals, it is essential to consider how we will address this.