UNSW Art & Design

About Us

UNSW Art & Design leads Australia with a focus on media innovation and emerging technologies. 

We inspire future leaders by equipping our students with the skills and capacity for creative thinking so they can make their critical mark on the world. 

At UNSW Art & Design our approach is interdisciplinary, advancing tradition and challenging existing thinking. We foreground experimentation and exploration in art and design, fostering collaboration across science, engineering, the humanities and social sciences. 

Our faculty is comprised of renowned practitioners, researchers and thinkers spanning contemporary visual arts, creativity and culture, design and innovation.  Our intensive and rigorous art, design and media programs are studio practice based and industry engaged.

Our teaching utilises the latest methods, underpinned by leading-edge technology and an innovative learning environment to inspire a new generation of creative thinkers. 

UNSW Art & Design is an internationally recognised centre for arts-led transdisciplinary research in science and technology, our strengths span Art Theory and Criticism; Film, Television and Digital Media; Visual Arts and Crafts. 

We have initiated pioneering research programs in immersive interactive environments, visualisation, robotics, art and politics, Indigenous knowledge and global issues, all housed within our National Institute for Experimental Arts. 

Our faculty and students are drawn from more than 50 countries globally and together we are Australia’s largest community of art and design practitioners, researchers, educators and students.


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