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