I had a meeting with two potential supervisors at QUT Creative Industries regarding my research proposal. The supervisor feels that I should do the coursework first prior to doing research to ensure that I have a strong standing in the field of performing arts. During the meeting, they asked me if I am interested in the cultural studies and I immediately said no, I am not interested in understanding deaf community and I didn’t have to explain that because they understood. I would like to focus on performing arts with disability, more specifically Deaf performing artists.
My next step is to continue practising as an artist and to establish a strong standing in the field of performing artists. I am looking at either Grad Certificate in Creative Industries (Creative Production and Arts Management) or Master of Creative Industries (Creative Production and Arts Management). I am yet to decide.
This will allow me to write my research proposal and to start doing the research in 2015. I am really excited.