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Art Schools for Fire Relief raises more than $100,000 for recovery charities

7 February 2020
More than $100,000 has been raised for Wildlife Victoria and the Gippsland Emergency Relief Fund in an art exhibition hosted by the Victorian College of the Arts at the Margar...

Alumni collaborate on Asia TOPA's The Seen and Unseen

31 January 2020
Eugyeene Teh and Adena Jacobs met at the VCA in 2007. 13 Years later, they’re collaborating with fellow Australian theatremaker Jenny Hector, Indonesian artist Kamila An...

Dr Suzanne Fraser: coordinating the Centre of Visual Art (CoVA) – a ‘big, beautiful creature’ at the University of Melbourne

20 January 2020
Dr Suzanne Fraser is Centre Coordinator at the University of Melbourne's Centre of Visual Art (CoVA) and was previously a lecturer in Art History at the University. As well as...

Robert Walton on Child of Now and bringing your heart to work

10 January 2020
A creative trailblazer, Victorian College of the Arts Theatre lecturer Robert Walton has been credited with creating the world’s first piece of iPad theatre and has tour...

Four new faces at the Melbourne Conservatorium in 2020

23 December 2019
2020 promises to be an exciting year at the Melbourne Conservatorium, with milestone anniversaries, an incredible array of public performances, and teaching, research and musi...

Corrie Chen, filmmaker: some advice for film and television graduates at the University of Melbourne

12 December 2019
Award-winning filmmaker and television director Corrie Chen graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts with a Bachelor Film and Television (Hons) in 2008, and a Master i...

Dr Kim Dunphy, Dance Movement Therapist: ‘It’s our moral obligation to make a contribution’

4 December 2019
Digital archives of sung poems might seem a long way away from dance movement therapy, but for Dunphy it’s all part of a broader engagement with art, culture and communi...

A chance for teachers to upskill and make music accessible to students with disabilities

3 December 2019
A new course at the University of Melbourne will help equip music teachers with the skills to work with students with special needs and ensure they have equal access...

Chris Kohn, VCA lecturer: putting diversity centre stage

28 November 2019
Since 2016, Chris Kohn has been working on a PhD looking at theatre made by people with intellectual disabilities and those identifying as neurodiverse. Right now, though, he'...

VCA ART GRAD.SHOW.2019 – it's time to get excited

27 November 2019
Every year's VCA Art Grad Show is an event to remember, but this year it's bigger and better than ever....

Conversations on Country: experiencing Indigenous cultural and creative practices with the Wilin Centre

26 November 2019
Each year, the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development takes University of Melbourne students out on Country. Mireille Stahle joined the team in Yorta Yorta...