Book Chapter

studioFive—A Site for Teaching, Research and Engagement in Australian Arts Education

Susan Wright, Kathryn Coleman

Arts Education and Cultural Diversity: Policies, Research, Practices and Critical Perspectives | Springer | Published : 2019


This chapter explores arts education in Australia through the S.P.A.C.E. ontology. Using studioFive within the Melbourne UNESCO Observatory of Arts Education at the University of Melbourne as a case study, this chapter foregrounds a multidisciplinary facility that offers numerous semiotic affordances, researchoriented processes, and ways to extend into intercultural research. Through such research capacity building, a broad aim of studioFive is to provide mentoring of next generation of arts-based educational researchers, to establish partnerships for further theory development, and to push the boundaries of research methodologies through which to surface and share the power of the arts in e..

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