School of the Arts, English and Media
In the School of the Arts, English and Media (TAEM) we create graduates who hit the ground running. Our students learn by doing. Our teachers are specialists in their fields passing on important knowhow in order to thrive within the Creative Industries.
Bringing the distance near
Izabela Pluta (PhD candidate)
TAEM Gallery, Building 25
Opening: Friday 1 September, 12.30pm
Exhibition runs: 9am - 5pm, Monday – Friday
1–20 September 2017
Visual Arts graduate Alison Brown has been awarded the second curatorial internship at the Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre as part of a five-year initiative between the gallery, Sutherland Shire Council and UOW's Visual Arts program. As part of her internship, Alison, alongside Hazelhurst curator Carrie Kibbler, will have primary responsibility for the Vital Signs exhibition which is currently showcasing the works of other recent UOW grads. “Being involved with the art curating for Vital Signs was incredibly rewarding. Seeing the results of your work on the walls around you provides an incredible sense of accomplishment and joy,” Alison said.
TAEM academics and alumni win inaugural podcast award
Academics and alumni from the School of the Arts, English and Media have won the award for Best Documentary/Storytelling Podcast for their podcast Phoebe's Fall at the inaugural Australian Podcasting Awards. Phoebe’s Fall tells the story of Phoebe Handsjuk who fell to her death down a garbage chute in a luxury Melbourne apartment complex. Fairfax journalists investigated the story,and through Digital Editorial Capability Lead at Fairfax Media and UOW Research Fellow Julie Posetti, partnered with UOW to produced the six-part podcast series. UOW journalism alumnus Jake Evans and then final-year journalism student Lucy Dean worked as assistant producers while Journalism Senior Lecturer Dr Siobhan McHugh was brought on to the team as a consulting producer. Read more, and listen to the podcast through the UOW Newsroom article.