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Enterprise Professor Natalie King on curating the inaugural Timor-Leste pavilion for the Venice Biennale

12 June 2024
Natalie King is a leading Australian curator, writer and senior researcher engaged with artists and institutions across the Asia-Pacific region. Currently Enterprise Professor...

Riverdance at 30: How Riverdance shaped Irish dance, and reflected a multicultural Australia

30 May 2024
Ireland won the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest, but their victory was overshadowed by the seven-minute interval “filler” that received a standing ovation.The combine...

Four productions showcase student work across Acting, Dance, Music Theatre and Design and Production programs

29 May 2024
Students from the Victorian College of the Arts’ Acting, Dance, Music Theatre and Design and Production programs will this week launch the first of four productions as p...

'A fragment of something much bigger' — new exhibition showcases paintings by Paul Maymuru

15 May 2024
A new exhibition showcasing expansive works by Maŋgalili artist Paul Maymuru will open next week at the University of Melbourne’s Fiona and Sidney Myer Gallery....

University of Melbourne upskills film students using the latest Hollywood technology

1 May 2024
Cutting-edge virtual production technology that’s being used in Hollywood, is now available to students and industry practitioners at the University of Melbourne, with a...

Triennial competition opens to celebrate talented young violinists

26 April 2024
Australia’s finest young violinists will once again compete for a total prize pool of $55,000 in the country’s most generous violin scholarship, the University of...

New exhibition 'Oscilloforms' explores links between contemporary art and its historical precursors

19 April 2024
An exciting new exhibition will open at the University of Melbourne’s Project8 Gallery next week exploring the relationship between twenty-first century artforms and the...

'We are all artists' — Renowned human rights educator visits University of Melbourne

17 April 2024
Internationally renowned human rights speaker and educator Professor André de Quadros recently presented the public lecture ‘Freedom dreaming, storytelling, and rec...

VCA Film and Television students make 'Fast Films' in new collaboration

10 April 2024
Students from the Victorian College of the Arts recently travelled to Shepparton to participate in a whirlwind movie-making experience with students from the Greater Shepparto...

The Philip Hunter Fellowship to support new play exploring pivotal moments in climate science history

10 April 2024
Emerging playwright Jason O'Leary (Master of Theatre (Writing) VCA 2023) has been awarded the 2023 Philip Hunter Fellowship to develop Spring's Decline, a new play dramatising...

Musicologist Linda Barwick receives Sir Bernard Heinze Memorial Award

9 April 2024
Renowned Australian musicologist Emeritus Professor Linda Barwick has been announced as the recipient of the 2024 Sir Bernard Heinze Memorial Award....

Left Write Hook program reaches new milestone with latest funding announcement

9 April 2024
A project co-led by Faculty of Fine Arts and Music researcher Dr Donna Lyon has recently been awarded a Federal Government grant to assess the project’s outcomes....