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Feral queerness – an interview with Associate Professor Alyson Campbell

1 March 2021
Running interference? Going feral? Alyson Campbell discusses her research projects and strategies relating to her own queerness and the queerness of others....

Dr Sarah Woodland: 'Social justice is a connective tissue in my applied theatre work'

16 February 2021
In her role as Dean's Research Fellow in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, Dr Sarah Woodland leads a portfolio of research entitled 'Performing Justice: Arts-Led Approaches...

Conservatorium trombone student wins prestigious Margaret Sutherland Bursary Competition

11 February 2021
Melbourne Conservatorium Bachelor of Music student Jessica Gillham has won the Margaret Sutherland Bursary competition 2020....

Binga – a buoyant symbol of hope on the University of Melbourne's Southbank campus

10 February 2021
The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music recently welcomed a new face on campus for Me and UooUoo: The RCH150 Anniversary Art Trail....

Gondwana Choirs founder Lyn Williams named 2021 Heinze Award recipient

8 February 2021
The creator and driving force behind the Gondwana Voices, Sydney Children’s Choir and Gondwana Indigenous Choir has been recognised for transforming the country’s...

Resilience and connection through music – in person and online

28 January 2021
COVID-19 and its attendant lockdown restrictions occurred while Professor Jane Davidson's team was already developing a range of face-to-face elements for its intercultural mu...

Re-membrance, Re-volt, Re-emergence: a Social Practice lecture series at the VCA

14 January 2021
Re-membrance, Re-volt, Re-emergence is a global lecture series convened by Tania Cañas for the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) Social Practice and Community Engagement program...

Meet Tania Cañas, course coordinator of the Honours program in Social Practice and Community Engagement at the VCA

12 January 2021
The Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours in Social Practice and Community Engagement is a new one-year course for artists of all disciplines exploring community dynamics an...

Portland House Foundation Harry Hains Memorial Scholarship provides new opportunities in Film and Television at the Victorian College of the Arts

8 January 2021
Determined to support equal access opportunities in the arts, The Portland House Foundation has awarded the inaugural Harry Hains Memorial Scholarship in Film & Television...

Professor Barry Conyngham – reflections of the outgoing Dean of Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

17 December 2020
When Barry Conyngham finishes up as Dean at the end of 2020, he will leave behind a faculty transformed in everything from its name to its trajectory. Here, in an edited inter...

'Unshakable creativity, resilience, tenacity' – VCA Art 2020 Grad Show catalogue is now live

17 December 2020
The VCA Art Graduate Catalogue was launched on Wednesday night at a digital awards event, Finissage. The Catalogue, featuring more than 1,000 artworks by graduating students f...

Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Lecturer Sunny Kim presents the 2020 Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address

14 December 2020
Lecturer in Jazz & Improvisation at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Sunny Kim was invited to deliver the prestigious Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address earlier this month...