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  1. 8 December 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    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.

  2. 29 September 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    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.

  3. 9 August 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    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.

  4. 15 June 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    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.

  5. 2 June 2017 - Under the Microscope

    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.

  6. 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.

  7. 21 April 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Sex and ping pong: Sidney Nolan and the Gallery School

    As the art world marks centenary of Australian artist Sidney Nolan's birth, the University of Melbourne's Victorian College of the Arts looks at his legacy.

  8. 31 March 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Beautiful and unsettling: The world of artist Patricia Piccinini

    VCA alumna Patricia Piccinini, whose works include Graham and Skywhale, has an instantly recognisable aesthetic that is at once grotesque and fascinating.

  9. 29 August 2016 - Under the Microscope

    All we are saying is give beats a chance

    World-renowned drummer David Jones discusses meditation and music in the run-up to his Peace Lounge series of concerts at the Victorian College of the Arts.

  10. 22 July 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Theatre with a Pulse and OpticNerve

    Theatre director and founder of OpticNerve Performance Group Tanya Gerstle discusses her latest project: an adaptation of George Eliot's The Mill on the Floss.