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Robert Ambrose Cole, Rosslynd Piggott, Angelina Pwerle, Lindy Lee and David Rosetzky in a new exhibition at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery
In this catalogue essay, Margaret Lawrence Gallery Director Dr David Sequeira sets up the gallery’s latest exhibition, In Between: Notions of transition and the intermediate.By Dr David Sequeira, Director, Margaret Lawrence Gallery
Peek into Buxton Contemporary with new director Ryan Johnston
Walk and talk with the inaugural director of Buxton Contemporary, on the University of Melbourne’s Southbank campus, before the gallery opens on 9 March. By Susanna Ling
Tropfest 2018 winners Greta Nash and Gillian Crosby in interview
Nash’s film Two Piece took the top prize at Tropfest 2018 this month. She and the film’s producer – fellow VCA alumna Gillian Crosby – discuss their win. By Scott McLachlan
Watch: Tropfest 2018 winner, Two Piece, by VCA alumna Greta Nash
Alumna Greta Nash’s film Two Piece took top honours at Tropfest 2018, and you can watch it here.By Sophie Duran
Callout: ACMI X Residency Program 2019 open for applications
Staff, graduate students and alumni of The University of Melbourne are eligible to apply for the ACMI X Residency program, which provides co-working opportunities for creative practitioners and researchers in moving image and digital arts technologies.
Doing Feminism: an interview with Professor Anne Marsh
With feminism and what it means so firmly back on the public agenda, there’s never been a better time to get to grips with its role in art and culture.By Susanna Ling
Listen: For the love of the stage, featuring Rinske Ginsberg
From an improvisational trapeze performer and fire eater in the 80s to a celebrated Melbourne Fringe ‘living legend’, movement lecturer Rinske Ginsberg reflects on a life on stage.
Introducing Ryan Johnston, the inaugural Director of Buxton Contemporary
Ryan Johnston will be the inaugural Director of Buxton Contemporary, the new purpose-built home for the Michael Buxton Collection embedded at the University of Melbourne’s Victorian College of the Arts.
Discover hidden art and artefacts at the University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne is home to 32 cultural collections including libraries, prints, rare books and music archives, you just need to know how to find them – now there’s help.By Fiona Gruber, University of Melbourne
Vale Alun Leach-Jones, distinguished painter and VCA alumnus
VCA Director Professor Jon Cattapan remembers one of Australia’s great abstract artists.By Professor Jon Cattapan, Director, Victorian College of the Arts
Video: Polly Staniford, co-founder of Aquarius Films
From the VCA to the Oscars: meet film and television alumna Polly Staniford.By Kate Mulqueen
AntigoneX: Greek tragedy, with beach balls
Victorian College of the Arts Senior Lecturer in Theatre Dr Zachary Dunbar is the writer, director and producer of a riotously reimagined version of Sophocles’ Antigone, AntigoneX. He discusses his inspiration here.By Susanna Ling
Twice named one of ‘Australia’s 50 most collectible artists’, the VCA welcomes Irene Hanenbergh to the fold.
Every year the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music welcomes new top-of-class artists, musicians, performers and makers to their stable of teaching and learning staff. In 2020, we’re excited to welcome new staff to the Visual Art department, including visual artist Irene Hanenbergh.
Meet Shelley O'Meara, Honours student in Animation
Shelley O’Meara is a multidisciplinary artist based in Melbourne working primarily with the manipulation of live action footage and 3D animation, and a graduate of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation) course at VCA. Their work is concerned with issues of power, autonomy, queerness and the physical expression of such; regularly collaborating with dancers to turn conceptually fueled movement into new abstract forms. We sat down to chat with Shelley to hear about their honours thesis, and the joys/pitfalls of visual storytelling.