Handbook available

The ITAC2 handbook is now available for download.

It includes a conference welcome, venue information, abstracts and session details.


Teaching Artists Bursary Program available

The Teaching Artists Bursary Program provides an opportunity for Queensland arts educators, teaching artists, community arts or cultural workers to attend the second International Teaching Artist Conference (ITAC2), Brisbane, 1–3 July 2014, through contribution towards conference registration costs.

Learn more about the Bursary Program 

Illustrations of Practice

The ITAC2 co-convenors have now offered more than 75 Illustrations of Practice slots to delegates from 19 countries across the globe!

There is a rich representation of art forms across the three conference themes promising a vibrant cross cultural and cross disciplinary interaction for the duration of the conference. 

Although Calls for Participation to present Illustrations of Practice have closed, we still have places available for participants to attend and participate in the conference. Please visit the Registration page for details.

Call for Participation closing date extended!

We have had a great response to our Call for Participation from over 15 countries around the world. As the word about our conference continues to reach new ears, we are happy to extend the closing date by a week to March 21st.

We still have places available for both Illustrations of Practice and attending delegates so please let us know of your interest by completing the online Call for Participation form now.

Keynote speaker confirmed

More good news for ITAC2: Professor Amandina Lihamba from Tanzania has confirmed she will join the keynote team for our conference.

Amandina is a Professor in Theatre Arts and has completed her tenure as the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of the University of Dar es Salaam.

Her most recent post has been as Principal of the Mkwawa University College of Education, a Constituent College of the University of Dar-es-Salaam situated in Iringa, in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania.

Her research interests and the focus of her writings include: culture; politics; communication; the arts; gender studies; and education.

Professor Amandina Lihamba

Read Professor Lihamba’s full bio

First keynote speakers confirmed

ITAC2 is delighted to announce that Scott Rankin from Big hART, Australia, and Russell Granet from Lincoln Center Education, US, are confirmed for this year’s conference.

Scott Rankin is the creative director and co-founder of Big hART, an organisation committed to the arts and social change. Big hART assist individuals, communities and policy makers to develop and change as a result of the processes involved in cultural activity and art-making.

Russell Granet is the executive director of Lincoln Center Education, the educational cornerstone of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, US.  Lincoln Center Education plays a pro-active, dynamic part in the preparation of young minds for the world of adulthood and the demands of the workforce.