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  1. 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.

  2. 15 August 2017 - Humanities

    The Louvre Abu Dhabi: Why the critics are wrong

    Set to open in late 2017 the Louvre Abu Dhabi may break down barriers between Eastern and Western art, argues a University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 26 July 2017 - Arts & Culture

    Confronting the feel, smell and taste of blood

    The inaugural exhibition at the University of Melbourne's Science Gallery Melbourne, explores our relationship with the sometimes confronting topic of blood.

  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. 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.

  6. 5 April 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    The art of maths

    A series of computer generated images on display at the George Paton Gallery show the beauty of mathematics.

  7. 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.

  8. 16 February 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Big Data projects big things for White Night

    Using algorithms to analyse large amounts of social media data can tell us a great deal about how visitors experience White Night.

  9. 25 October 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Jon Cattapan, artist, on his Melbourne art tram

    Jon Cattapan, visual artist and Deputy Director of the Victorian College of the Arts, discusses his work for the 2016 Melbourne Art Trams project.

  10. 14 October 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Unearthing Australian art? It’s a Minefield

    In 1973, Australian experimental artist Tim Burns had an incendiary idea for an artwork: a minefield with real explosives, hidden from an unsuspecting public.