Kenneth Lyons is a creative practitioner and educator enthusiastic about bringing current creative industries practices, authentic learning and experiential approaches into the classroom and to the student experience. His approach to learning and teaching is informed by the management of an active collaborative arts practice of over thirty-five years alongside his academic commitments.
As a practitioner, Kenneth has engaged professionally in diverse areas as jewellery design, video, graphic, costume, community radio and performance. His most recent performance collaborations as sound designer, Terror Australis (2016) and Bitch on Heat (2018). Terror Australis has also been recognised by a number of industry awards and nominations.
- QUT Creative Industries Faculty Dean’s Award for Outstanding Contribution by Sessional Staff (2006)
- QUT Vice Chancellor’s Performance Award for Contribution to the work of the University (2009)
- QUT Creative Industries Faculty Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Academic Management (2011)
- music and sound
- Creative Industries
Kenneth Lyons’ specialist areas of knowledge include: creative industries, music and sound, contemporary performance, first year student experience and engagement, creative collaboration and entrepreneurship.