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VCA alum team up for Netflix teen hit series 'Surviving Summer'

22 June 2022
Directed by VCA alum Ben Chessell, Sian Davies and Charlotte George, with cinematography by alum Katie Milwright, Surviving Summer  has already been a Netflix hit since i...

Flipping the script at the Venice Biennale

17 June 2022
Recently returned from launching her second Venice Biennale exhibition, for Sāmoan-based artist Yuki Kihara who is representing Aotearoa New Zealand, curator Professor Natali...

From the VCA to RISING: The many guises of Scotty So

14 June 2022
VCA graduate Scotty So is performing and exhibiting in this year’s RISING festival. Just don’t ask him to stick to one medium....

Celebrating Kate Daw

14 June 2022
Kate Daw, the much-loved artist and educator who led VCA Art from 2018 – 2020, saw art as a social force deeply interwoven with everyday life....

Theatrum Botanicum: the choreography of ecology

10 June 2022
by Sarah HallGregory Lorenzutti has united his life’s passions for dance and ecology in Theatrum Botanicum, which opens this week at the Victorian College of the Arts, w...

Becoming the Selfish Giant

3 June 2022
When understudy Nick Sheppard was called to play the lead in a recent Victorian Opera production, the opera performance student stepped into his biggest role yet....

The edges of sculpture: artist Nabilah Nordin on what drives her playful practice

2 June 2022
“I’m inspired by the impossible and always looking for what sculpture can be, and what it can do,” says Melbourne based artist, and graduate of the VCA, Nabi...

Vale Bernhard Sachs, a mentor who lived his belief in art and artists

31 May 2022
The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music was incredibly saddened to hear of the recent passing of Dr Bernhard Sachs, Lecturer in the School of Art at the Victorian College of the Ar...

“I'm here, I'm proud and I know what I'm doing”: Third-year student and Mununjali man Nicholas Currie on his journey into painting, and his relationship with the Wilin Centre

31 May 2022
“There's a different feeling when Aboriginal people teach Aboriginal people and uphold Indigenous people, and make you feel safe, and listen to your fears.”So says...

Palawa and Wiradjuri theatremaker Nicola Ingram on why she makes theatre

31 May 2022
Nicola Ingram is a proud Palawa and Wiradjuri woman from nipaluna, lutruwita (Hobart, Tasmania) and a 2021 graduate of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting). Though now a passion...

Meet Ngioka Bunda-Heath: 2022 Hutchinson Fellow

18 May 2022
Ngioka Bunda-Heath is a Wakka Wakka, Ngugi and Birrpai dancer and storyteller whose choreographic works are a deep excavation of her cultural and ancestral histories. She is a...

Focus on new Associate Deans in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

17 May 2022
The 2022 academic year has ushered in a new Director of the VCA and a new suite of Associate Deans for the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music. These executive-level positions...