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  1. Podcast25 March 2021 - Eavesdrop on Ideas

    Picturing the Event Horizon

    Eavesdrop on Ideas asks when science becomes art. The first image of a black hole, an Event Horizon, now sits in Museum of Modern Art – but is it actually art?

  2. 4 October 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    To bear witness in dangerous times

    Manus Island refugee processing may be coming to an end, but new portraits by a University of Melbourne expert shine a light on the lives left in limbo.

  3. 29 March 2018 - Humanities

    Birth of the holiday road trip

    The Commercial Travellers' Collection of photographs at the University of Melbourne Archives takes us back to the birth of the holiday road trip

  4. 26 May 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The VCA in photos: 1978 – 1986

    In 1978, when Dr Janine Burke was studying at the Victorian College of the Arts, she bought a second-hand camera; she ended up capturing a slice of VCA history.

  5. 30 November 2016 - Humanities

    Aboriginal voices in the afterlife of photographs

    A project to connect Aboriginal faces in 19th Century photographs to their contemporary descendants aims to inject Aboriginal voices into Australian history.

  6. 15 August 2016 - Humanities

    The story behind every picture

    A new book on the history of Australian press photography shows the value of knowing why and how a photograph was taken in the first place.

  7. 7 December 2015 - Humanities

    Life of the party

    Germaine Greer made a splash when LIFE magazine ran a series of stunning pictures of the feminist writer in 1971 – now some of them are being exhibited.