Research Excellence Series: An Introduction to the Creative Exchange Institute (CxI)


Professor Wise will speak about the Creative Exchange Institute (CxI).

Start Date

7th Sep 2017 3:00pm

End Date

7th Sep 2017 4:00pm


Lecture Theatre 9, Faculty of Arts Building, Newnham campus

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In this keynote lecture as part of the University of Tasmania's Research Excellence Series, Professor Kit Wise, Head of the School of Creative Arts, discusses the Creative Exchange Institute (CxI).

The Creative Exchange Institute is a University-wide inter and transdisciplinary research platform with a dynamic mix of research groups and laboratories powered by experimental approaches in the creative arts and design.

CxI seeks out new modes for responding to social, cultural, natural, technological, built and virtual environments in a constantly changing world. Through creative exchanges between science, health and the creative arts, social entrepreneurship, cultural development and community participation, CxI aims to lead creative research and creative community engagements through local and global partnerships.

CxI is an affiliation of researchers who create breakthrough solutions to problems that require creative collaboration across disciplines. Our team includes researchers, creative practitioners and students from philosophy, history, creative writing, psychology, neuroscience, biology, marine and Antarctic research, health, computer and information science, human interaction technology, new media arts, theatre, music, architecture and design.

About Kit Wise

Kit Wise is Professor of Fine Art and Head of the School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania; and Adjunct Professor of Fine Art at Monash University. He has engaged with art schools nationally and internationally in an advisory capacity on course design and interdisciplinarity, including LaSalle, Singapore and Massey, New Zealand.

He is represented by Sarah Scout Presents, Melbourne and practices as an artist, art writer and curator. He has held 15 solo exhibitions in Australia, America and Italy, exhibited in group exhibitions in Australia, Taiwan, Korea, the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Holland, and has published numerous articles,reviews, book chapters and catalogue essays including texts for Australian and international art journals such as Frieze, unMagazine and Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies.