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  1. Censorship and celebration at La Mama

    La Mama Theatre. Wikimedia

    Fifty years of La Mama theatre is documented in the University of Melbourne Archives, offering an insight into the emergence of Melbourne’s avant-garde theatre scene in …


  2. The Louvre Abu Dhabi: why the critics are wrong

    The Louvre Abu Dhabi.

    The much-anticipated new art museum is opening in the United Arab Emirates later this year; here’s why it should be considered a global art envoy rather …


  3. The demon dance: a modern reimagining

    The Demon Machine Benda D’Ora, 1936. Picture: National Library of Australia

    VCA Dance students are recreating a seminal work from the founder of Australia’s first modern dance company, nearly 90 years after it was first performed in …


  4. The Method gone bananas? How motion capture actors are embracing their inner ape

    A motion capture suit worn in The Legend of Tarzan. Author provided.

    By Matt Delbridge, University of Melbourne All hail the Monkey King. Andy Serkis’s touching performance as Caesar in War for the Planet of the Apes has …


  5. University of Melbourne ‘breaks ground’ on Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

    Construction of the $104.5 million Ian Potter Southbank Centre will begin with an official “breaking ground” event on Wednesday 2 August. Attended by University of Melbourne …


  6. Confronting the feel, smell and taste of blood

    You Beaut, Hotham Street Ladies, 2014. Image courtesy of the artist

    Would you drink from a cup made from blood once infected with HIV? The inaugural exhibition from Science Gallery Melbourne challenges our deeply held beliefs about …


  7. Dressing Macbeth

    Esther Marie Hayes sheds some light on the inspirations behind her costume design for Macbeth at Melbourne Theatre Company. Costume designer Esther Marie Hayes didn’t study Shakespeare …


  8. Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship winners announced

    Trent Crawford with his video installation work Liquidity. Photo: Sav Schulman.

    The 2017 Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowships, worth $75,000, were awarded last night to four University of Melbourne graduates from the Victorian College of the …


  9. Melbourne’s 9 X 5 exhibition … the time is NOW

    Micky Allan's 9 X 5: Early Morning near Maria Island [detail]. Pigment print, synthetic polymer resin, collage on rag paper.

    More than 300 contemporary visual artists have contributed original artworks for the 9 X 5 NOW exhibition at the Victorian College of the Arts, which runs from …


  10. Artist Kirsty Budge in her own words

    Alumna artist Kirsty Budge. Image courtesy of Daine Singer.

    New Zealand-born, Melbourne-based artist Kirsty Budge is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts, recipient of the 2014 Stirling Collective Award for Painting and …


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