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Music, Arts & Screen

Creative world commentary from the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.

  1. 6 February 2018 – Art, Artists, Victorian College of the Arts, Virtual Reality, Visual Arts

    An interview with Tom Crago

    Artist and PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne, Tom Crago, is exhibiting at the international Triennial at the National Gallery of Victoria.

  2. 1 February 2018 – Architecture, Art, Culture, Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne

    Exploring our hidden cultural treasures

    The University of Melbourne has 32 cultural collections including libraries, prints, rare books and archives; now they're set to become a public focal point.

  3. 8 December 2017 – Documentaries, Fake News, Film, Films , Victorian College of the Arts

    Why documentaries matter in an era of fake news

    In an age where the line between truth and fiction is increasingly blurry, the term 'documentary' needs more protection, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 9 October 2017 – Agriculture, Architecture, Art, Education, Law

    The jobs of 2027

    In 10 years jobs we’re familiar with now will change; University of Melbourne experts look at how technology will revolutionise professions like nursing and law

  5. 29 September 2017 – Art, Artists, Victorian College of the Arts, Visual Arts

    Jon Cattapan: A portrait of the artist as a new director

    As Professor Jon Cattapan starts a new role as Director at the University of Melbourne's Victorian College of the Arts - he talks life, loss, longevity and art.

  6. 11 August 2017 – Alzheimer's, Dementia, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Music Therapy, Songs

    Clearing the fog of dementia with song

    A new study led by the University of Melbourne will investigate the potential for music therapy as a dementia treatment.

  7. 9 August 2017 – Choreography, Dance, Modern Dance, Victorian College of the Arts

    The demon dance: A modern reimagining

    University of Melbourne's VCA dance students perform "The Demon Machine", a seminal work by modern-dance choreographer and school founder Gertrud Bodernweiser.

  8. 27 July 2017 – Hip Hop, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Music Therapy, Social Work

    Hip Hop’s healing power

    Hip Hop pays off in engaging kids in learning, finds University of Melbourne music therapy researcher, as genre's recognised health benefits go mainstream

  9. 15 June 2017 – Art, Art History, Impressionists, Victorian College of the Arts

    Small pictures, big legacy: The 9 by 5 exhibition then and now

    The University of Melbourne's VCA is marking Australia’s influential 9 by 5 Impression Exhibition of 1889 with a new exhibition with the same small dimensions.

  10. 2 June 2017 – Art, Sculpture, Teaching, Victorian College of the Arts

    Laura Woodward: The power of public art

    Dr Laura Woodward, an award-winning kinetic sculptor and artist at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, explains becoming an artist.