Gendered labour in the Australian arts
University of Melbourne researchers highlight the obscured history of Australian women artists and opportunities for change on International Women's Day.
Building intercultural engagement through music
A new University of Melbourne framework aims to generate opportunities for cultural exchange and the expression of new cultural identities through shared music.
From art restorer to DNA explorer
University of Melbourne Associate Professor Elizabeth Hinde found her dream role studying the nuclear architecture of living cells
How the VCA’s history can help shape Melbourne’s future
As the University of Melbourne's VCA celebrates its 50th anniversary, what lessons can Melbourne’s post-lockdown artists draw from the institution’s history?
What if Monet were shorter?
Altering the height of an artist’s eye changes their perspective, a University of Melbourne experts says this might also alter the appeal of their paintings.
Miniature Qur’ans and travelling manuscripts
Didar, a new exhibition on travelling manuscripts from the Grimwade Centre, University of Melbourne brings together themes of making and cultural knowledge.
Technodystopia: Are we heading towards a real-world Blade Runner?
Blade Runner depicted a technodystopian future. Almost 40 years on, University of Melbourne experts say some of these projections can now seem eerily accurate.
The arts and Australia’s mental wellbeing
The creative arts can our support mental health, but a University of Melbourne expert says we need ongoing and joined up research to understand its impact.
Making sense of war through art
Two former official war artists and University of Melbourne academics are using art to research and explore how we respond to, and cope with, conflict.
There is no ‘normal’
Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside finds dreams, hallucinations or reality are a product of the same thing – so there's no such thing as normal.