Arts & Culture
Game over? Not yet…
Old tech hacked and reimagined by musicians as Chiptune music, harks back to the lateral thinking that gave us the Game Boy, says University of Melbourne expert
Friends, Romans, Fake News
In a world of 'alternative facts' and spin, Shakespeare helps teach us how to grasp complexity and expose manipulation, says a University of Melbourne expert.
A bittersweet history
Sugar has a bitter history of slavery and exploitation, but University of Melbourne researchers say it's also transformed politics and our modern-day diet.
The joy of a first commission
One of Australia’s most dynamic artists, Sally Smart, reflects on starting in the art world as the University of Melbourne's First Commissions exhibition opens
Echoes in the void
A University of Melbourne expert explores the sounds of space as NASA releases a collection of space sounds to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings.
Sex and the remake
A new book by a University of Melbourne expert explores the fraught process of remaking a film or TV show, and why updating attitudes to sex may not always work
Movement, mobility and identity
University of Melbourne anthropologist Andrew Dawson has taken to the road, joining people in cars and on buses to better understand culture and communities.
Making a lasting impression
First Commissions, an ambitious new University of Melbourne project, unites the world’s masterpieces with emerging artists to create the next generation of art.
The perfection of David
Michelangelo’s statue of David is an iconic statement on physical perfection and continues to inspire emerging artists, says a University of Melbourne expert.