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UQ eSpace: manage your research outputs and datasets

Everything you need to know about using UQ eSpace to keep your research output and research data profile up to date

Recorded or Rendered Creative Work - Music, Dance, Theatre

Definition

Performance embodying research and created or developed on a systematic basis specifically for a recorded medium in order to increase the stock knowledge and/or advance understanding in the arts and humanities.

The new and original recording or rendering of performance that extends knowledge and/or develops the work of other creative artists and researchers in music, dance, theatre, and other fields.

The recorded or rendered performance should exhibit originality, extending the boundaries of existing ideas, methodologies, approaches, techniques, recording practices, or modes of production. The work’s originality may inhere in the recording or rendering of a performance involving usually unrelated forms, genres, and/or subject matter.

Works may include:

  • Recorded performance of a new work or repertoire, such as a world premiere
  • Recorded performance of repertoire that has been newly discovered or edited by the performer/s
  • Recording of standard repertoire that brings new understandings in recorded performance
  • Innovative recording of a previously recorded work that brings new perspectives on the work through substantial and expert interpretation
  • Innovative recording through improvisation developed specifically for the live performance recording

Evidence type suggestions (at least one required):

  • Digital, audio or video recording, or substantial representation, of the live performance (required if the work is selected for ERA peer review)
  • Evidence of recording event, including date and venue, contributors etc.
  • Evidence of the recording process, including innovation and new interpretations
  • Peer recognition of the work via:
    • commissioning by a nationally or internationally recognised peer review body, distinguished public or private body
    • awards, short-listing, prizes, honours, etc.
    • substantial public recognition of the work by peers in the field through online or print reviews, including in academic journals, professional publications or established critical blogs.

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Sample eSpace works:
ABC Classic CD recording (2020)
Recital recording (2018)

Recorded or Rendered Creative Work - Audio or Visual

Definition

A new and original work created specifically for presentation in an audio-visual format containing, embodying or performing the outcomes of research undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge and/or advance understanding in the context of the creative arts or other scholarly disciplines.

For this category, the research component is embodied in the process of recording, or rendering, itself (rather than in the performance). 

New and original audio-visual work that extends knowledge and/or advances the development and understanding in the creative arts or scholarly disciplines. 

Audio-visual work that extends the boundaries of existing ideas, methodologies, approaches, applications or practices. The work should exhibit originality, which may be in one of the following ways:

  • by developing new applications, production processes or modes of presentation
  • by using hybrid forms, involving usually unrelated creative practices or new combinations of disciplinary genres.

Note:  Audio only recordings should be submitted in one of the other categories, e.g. Recorded or Rendered Creative Work - Interarts or Recorded or Rendered Creative Work - Other.  

Works may include:

  • Use of innovative production techniques in films, documentaries, video-based podcasts, moving or still image-based or screen- based work,  or audio-visual presentations
  • Use of innovative sound or video/film techniques in films, documentaries video-based podcasts, moving or still image-based or screen- based work,  or audio-visual presentations
  • Traditional scholarship presented in documentary format
  • Production of new material specifically for an audio-visual medium
  • Audio-visual work that develops or uses new applications, techniques, methodologies or approaches
  • Work developed through cross-disciplinary collaboration

Evidence type suggestions (at least one required):

  • Digital or video (audio-visual) recording, or substantial representation, of the recorded work (required if the work is selected for ERA peer review)
  • Evidence of recording or rendering event, including date and venue, contributors etc.
  • Evidence of the recording process, including innovation and new interpretations
  • Peer recognition of the work via:
    • commissioning by a nationally or internationally recognised peer review body, distinguished public or private body, commissioning curator or festival director
    • awards, short-listing, prizes, honours, etc.
    • substantial public recognition of the work by peers in the field through online or print reviews, including in academic journals, professional publications or established critical blogs.

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Sample eSpace works:
Brisbane Art Design festival short film

Recorded or Rendered Creative Work - Digital

Definition

Original work created specifically for a digital medium embodying research and undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge and/or advance understanding in fields across the research spectrum, primarily in design and the creative arts.

New and original digital creative work that extends knowledge and/or advances the development or understanding of design and/or the creative arts. 

Experimental and/or interactive digital work that extends the boundaries of existing ideas, methodologies, approaches, applications, or practices. The work should exhibit originality, which may be in one of the following ways:

  • by developing hybrid forms through new combinations of creative practices or media 
  • by developing new applications or modes of interactivity
  • by applying visualisation and other forms of dynamic modelling in new fields.

Works may include:

  • 3D or multidimensional models
  • Creative and interactive computer applications
  • Digital games and visual artworks
  • Digital apps and computer programs
  • Digital outputs of architectural and design projects

Evidence type suggestions (at least one required):

  • Digital capture of the work, or capture of a substantial representation of the work (required if the work is selected for ERA peer review)
  • Evidence of the creation of the digital work
  • Evidence of the creative process, including innovation and new interpretations, computer code overview and apps framework
  • Peer recognition of the work via:
    • commissioning by a nationally or internationally recognised peer review body, distinguished public or private body
    • awards, short-listing, prizes, honours, etc.
    • substantial public recognition of the work by peers in the field through online or print reviews, including in academic journals, professional publications or established critical blogs.

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Sample eSpace works:
Computer game texture acquisition method (contributor)

Recorded or Rendered Creative Work - Interarts

Definition

Original or newly recorded or rendered creative work resulting from systematic research based on experimental, interactive, hybrid, or interdisciplinary arts processes, which increases the stock of knowledge and/or advances understanding in fields across the research spectrum, primarily in the creative arts.

Newly recorded or rendered works that extend knowledge and/or advance the development or understanding of the creative arts, humanities or other scholarly disciplines. 

Recorded or rendered experimental and/or interactive work that extends the boundaries of existing ideas, methodologies, approaches, or practices. The work should exhibit originality, which may be in one of the following ways:

  • by using hybrid forms comprising usually unrelated creative practices or new combinations of media
  • by challenging traditional relationships between artist, audience, and social and physical spaces, such as investing the audience with an element of creative agency.

Works may include:

  • Experimental audio recordings
  • Interactive installations with electronic, digital or audio-visual components
  • Collaborative recordings across disciplinary fields
  • Innovative approaches to existing content, forms, ideas or techniques

Evidence type suggestions (at least one required):

  • Digital or audio-visual recording, or substantial representation, of the recorded work (required if the work is selected for ERA peer review)
  • Evidence of the recording or rendering event, including date and venue, contributors etc.
  • Evidence of the recording process, including innovation and new interpretations
  • Peer recognition of the work via:
    • commissioning by a nationally or internationally recognised peer review body, distinguished public or private body
    • awards, short-listing, prizes, honours, etc.
    • substantial public recognition of the work by peers in the field through online or print reviews, including in academic journals, professional publications or established critical blogs.

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Sample eSpace works:
When available....watch this space.

Recorded or Rendered Creative Work - Web Exhibition

Definition

Original or newly rendered work embodying research that is created specifically for dissemination through a website and is undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge and/or advance understanding in fields across the entire research spectrum. The research is concerned with creating or rendering content, rather than with selecting content produced by others.

New web content that extends or synthesises knowledge and/or advances the development or understanding of the creative arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. 

Experimental and/or interactive web content that extends the boundaries of existing ideas, methodologies, approaches, applications, or practices. The work should exhibit originality, which may be in one of the following ways:

  • new combinations of creative practices or media enabling reconceptualisation
  • new intellectual, artistic, or design inter-relationships
  • the dynamic rendition of usually static material
  • new modes of interactivity for users.

Note: Curated digital content (material or content produced by others) should be submitted via the Curated or Produced Exhibition or Event - Web Exhibition category.

Works may include:

  • Recorded or rendered work where the eligible researcher/s is the creator of the web-featured work
  • Online/digital works that incorporate new presentation techniques, methodologies, or approaches in online media or platforms
  • Reorganisation of existing knowledge through new modes of association and presentation
  • Collaborative works across disciplinary fields

Evidence type suggestions (at least one required):

  • Dynamic or static digital representation of the website, repository or database, including name of the work, creation date(s), producer, contributors etc. (required if the work is selected for ERA peer review)
  • Evidence of the creation process, including innovation and new interpretations
  • Peer recognition of the work via:
    • commissioning by a nationally or internationally recognised peer review body, distinguished public or private body
    • awards, short-listing, prizes, honours, etc.
    • substantial public recognition of the work by peers in the field through online or print reviews, including in academic journals, professional publications or established critical blogs.

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Sample eSpace works:
When available....watch this space.

Recorded or Rendered Creative Work - Other

Definition:

Original or newly recorded or rendered work embodying research that is created specifically for dissemination through recorded or rendered media and is undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge and/or advance understanding in fields across the entire research spectrum.

The creation of new and original recorded or rendered works or the generation of novel insights about existing recorded or rendered works, which extend knowledge and/or advance development and understanding in creative arts, humanities or other scholarly disciplines. 

Recorded or rendered work that extends the boundaries of existing ideas, methodologies, approaches, or practices. The work should exhibit originality, which may be in one of the following ways:

  • experimentation or collaboration across disciplinary fields
  • development of hybrid forms through new combinations of creative practices or media
  • development of new applications, production processes or modes of presentation, such as investing the audience with an element of creative agency.

Works may include:

  • Recorded or rendered works that do not fit other types in this section
  • Creative and scholarly audio podcasts or audio documentaries, created specifically for an audio medium
  • Audio essays
  • Curated ethnomusicology recordings where the reporting authors are not performers
  • Traditional scholarship presented in an audio documentary format
  • Translation of research findings such as through feature, documentary or investigative journalism
  • New approaches to existing content, forms, ideas or techniques
  • New concepts, creative techniques, applications, arrangements and combinations, such as recorded works presented together for the first time
  • Other audio-recording or rendering based creative and scholarly outputs.

Evidence type suggestions (at least one required):

  • Digital recording, or substantial digital representation of the work, including name of the work, creation date(s), venue(s), contributors etc. (required if the work is selected for ERA peer review)
  • Evidence of the recording process, including innovation and new interpretations
  • Peer recognition of the work via:
    • commissioning by a nationally or internationally recognised peer review body, distinguished public or private body, editorial group or commissioning editor
    • awards, short-listing, prizes, honours, etc.
    • substantial public recognition of the work by peers in the field through online or print reviews, including in academic journals, professional publications or established critical blogs.

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Sample eSpace works:
Radio National historical documentary series
ABC  Radio National interview