Griffith University is the Creative Arts Partner for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).This collaboration will see Griffith University's expertise and resources across the creative arts including visual arts, performing arts, music and multimedia, utilised in large and small-scale activities throughout the GC2018 program. Further projects and collaborations are underway and will be announced as the GC2018 Creative Arts program develops.
Opening and Closing Ceremonies
Griffith staff and students have already begun collaborating with the Opening and Closing Ceremony event organisers - Jack Morton Worldwide - the creative force behind large scale events such as the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ceremonies and 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Griffith staff and students will lend their skill and insight to the ceremony organisers and have the opportunity to leave their mark on the biggest non-sporting spectacles of the GC2018 events program.
The One Millions Stars to End Violence Project
Griffith has already begun work on its contribution of 10,000 folded stars to the One Millions Stars to End Violence community art project. The project was initiated by local Queensland artist Maryann Talia Pau in 2012 in an effort to raise awareness and reduce violence in our society. The woven/folded stars created for this project will be on display in venues during GC2018.
You too can become part of our weave community and start making your own folded stars to contribute to the project. View the instructional video and find more information on the One Million Stars project.