Creative and practice-based outputs may provide additional evidence of research quality and/or research capacity.
These measures may be relevant for grant applications and academic promotion applications.
Creative and practice-based outputs include: artworks, creative writing, exhibitions, live performances, music compositions, and recordings.
To build a story (narrative) of your creative and practice-based outputs it is recommended that you keep a listing of relevant measures, including: activity, date, and relevance to your research.
Evidence of impact for individual artworks often needs to be collected and managed personally. Evidence can include:
Published creative writing could include fiction, poetry, screenplays, scripts, pieces of journalism, published speeches, reviews (art, books, performances), and exhibition catalogues.
|"Three of my poems have been published in highly respected Australian publications and venues including Australian Poetry Journal, Red Room Poetry online and Spineless Wonders. My poem titled ‘X’ was commissioned and selected by world-renowned poet and scholar John Kinsella. An additional poem titled ‘X’ was commissioned after being shortlisted for the [insert year] Red Room Poetry Fellowship. This poem was then selected for re-publication in [insert year] Australian Poetry Anthology." (source: Author, 27 April 2021)|
Evidence of impact for the exhibitions of multiple artworks may need to be collected and managed personally. Some information may need to be sought from the venue or gallery. Impact might be demonstrated by:
Live performances can include theatre, dance, music, spoken word performances, and performance art. Evidence of impact of performances may be demonstrated by:
Compositions may include complete musical works, sections of works, lyrics, film scores, music for theatre or dance, and interactive compositions. Evidence of the impact of these outputs can include:
All types of recordings should be considered for impact, including music, audio, film, TV, podcasts, and video art. The impact of audio and video recordings can be difficult to demonstrate, however you can show distribution and reach by using:
Acknowledgment to the University of Melbourne Library, content is based on their guide Research Impact for Fine Arts and Music.