Music, Arts & Screen
Creative world commentary from the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.
Breathing new life into old songs
Thabi - public songs indigenous to west Pilbarra - offer a unique insight into Australian history, and University of Melbourne researchers are documenting them.
Cannes vs Netflix: A screen battle of blockbuster proportions
A University of Melbourne expert looks at the clash between the Cannes Film Festival and Netflix, after films without theatrical distribution were disallowed.
At the cutting-edge of choreography
University of Melbourne choreographer Gideon Obarzanek began dancing as a teenager, but it's his work as a choreographer that he's most proud of.
Vanitas: An app to die for
Vanitas, an immersive app developed by University of Melbourne experts, is a meditative exploration of life and death - and is now nominated for a Webby Award.
Your personal audio tour of the Louvre Abu Dhabi
The new Louvre Abu Dhabi showcases hundreds of international works of art; a University of Melbourne art expert takes you on an audio tour of the gallery.
Black Panther: How global civil rights found a home in a superhero movie
A University of Melbourne expert finds the latest Marvel movie, Black Panther, nods to the Black Lives Matter movement with its own take on global Civil Rights.
For the love of the stage
Melbourne Fringe Living Legend Rinske Ginsberg, now a University of Melbourne acting researcher and lecturer, reflects on a life of performance.
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.
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.
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.