ACUADS 2022 Conference

Public Pedagogy: Forms of togetherness

DAY 1    ECU      |  Friday 28 October

DAY 2    Curtin |  Friday 4 November

DAY 3    QUT      |  Friday 11 November

The ACUADS 2022 conference will be held with both in-person and virtual attendance options.


“The Australian Council of University Art and Design Schools (ACUADS) is the peak discipline body of university visual arts, crafts and design.”

ACUADS plays an active role in shaping quality education for artists, crafts practitioners and designers. The organisation addresses issues affecting the sector, and is concerned with the status of the visual arts and design industries in the wider economic, social and cultural development of Australia.

2022 Conference Public Pedagogy: Forms of togetherness

“Public is not one thing. Different publics exist in multiple and intersecting iterations, and each carries distinct pedagogical forms and potentials.” – (Savage as cited in O’Malley et al., 2020)

The pandemic has and continues to mark everything. How this time has played out, intervened, and transformed situated publics are starting points for collecting conversations across art and design contexts in Australia that reflect on public pedagogy. Projects undertaken through the pandemic are a way of speculating on what changes are inevitable in a COVID-19 context.

Presenters are invited
to respond to the following prompts and related topics:

The 2022 Australian Council of University Art & Design Schools (ACUADS) Conference is developed with the Edith Cowan University, Curtin University, and Queenland University of Technology.

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