Music, Arts & Screen
Creative world commentary from the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.
Is opera dead or can it redefine itself?
The classical operas can be interpreted in ways that don't perpetuate harmful stereotypes or cultural appropriation, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Human after all
French music duo Daft Punk’s robot alter-egos are testament to the freedom artists can exploit when free of themselves, says a University of Melbourne expert,
The music of politics and protest
University of Melbourne musicologist Dr Nick Tochka discusses the politics of music-making since 1945, particularly in Europe and the Americas.
Queer I: Seeing queerly
An NGV Triennial exhibition asks: What does it mean to see queerly? A University of Melbourne expert says it could mean to see oneself through a queer lens.
The NGV Triennial explores the necessity of continuity in understanding place and forces us to rethink our urbanity, says a University of Melbourne expert.
The NGV Triennial explores how artists, designers, scientists and engineers are working to tackle our over-consumption, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Exploring the most unknown universe
Exhibitions in the NGV Triennial explore how around 95 per cent of the universe is still a mystery awaiting discovery, says a University of Melbourne expert.
A new musical by a University of Melbourne composer - Hidden Thoughts II: Return to Sender - uses the letters sent by Australians to detained asylum seekers.
The healing history of dance
On International Women's Day, new University of Melbourne research explores how the history of dance can inform modern dance movement therapy.