Arts & Culture
What can the arts do in the face of climate change?
The arts plays a role in climate change awareness, but it can do more, helping to define global ecological citizenship says a University of Melbourne expert.
The joy of becoming a horrible goose
A University of Melbourne experts says the new genre-defying videogame, Untitled Goose Game, combines old-school playability and contemporary technology.
Trolling in the era of ‘freedom of speech’
A University of Melbourne expert says proposed anti-vilification laws in Victoria to curb online trolling could be a step in the right direction.
The woman who stitched her way into art history
A University of Melbourne expert says Melbourne artist Mirka Mora, who was known for her bold and bright work, was a trailblazer for women artists in the 70s.
Finding memories in music
University of Melbourne music therapist Professor Felicity Baker uses singing and songwriting to ease the behavioural and emotional symptoms of dementia.
Treading softly in power diplomacy
Museums have emerged as effective agents of cultural soft power globally, including outside the West, like China and Russia, says University of Melbourne expert
Bringing ancient Rome to life
What film adaptions of Ancient Rome do historians like the most? We ask four University of Melbourne experts to give us their favourite screen visions of Rome.
What we can learn from festivals like Rainbow Serpent
A University of Melbourne expert says transformative festivals like Australia’s Rainbow Serpent are a global phenomena providing insights into human behaviour.
Narcissus and the drawbacks of being a hot teenage boy
The myth of Narcissus isn’t so much about narcissism as about what it is to transgress society's norms of male sexuality, says a University of Melbourne expert
Faithfully conserving a Rembrandt
The Three Crosses is Rembrandt’s powerful depiction of Christ’s crucifixion. University of Melbourne expert explains how it is faithfully conserved for exhibit