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9x5 NOW exhibition receives huge response by Australia’s leading artists

04 May 2017

More than 300 contemporary visual artists have contributed original artworks for the upcoming 9x5 NOW exhibition at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery as part of ART150. Read more via the ART150 website.

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New ACMI X desks offered to University of Melbourne creatives

27 Apr 2017

The University of Melbourne is pleased to announce the second round of successful applicants to the pioneering ACMI X co-working space in Melbourne’s Arts Precinct.

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VCA Art student murals enliven 11 Barry Street

10 Apr 2017

New murals created by VCA art students are enlivening the elevator lobbies of the home of University Services at 11 Barry Street in Carlton. Read more via MUSSE.

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Bill Henson on the Indecisive Moment

10 Mar 2017

Ahead of his new exhibition at the NGV, the formidable Australian photographer and VCA alumnus talks about anti-portraiture, controversy and why the art chose him. Read more via Broadsheet.

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ART150: VCA celebrates 150 years of art in Melbourne

03 Mar 2017

The Victorian College of the Arts will celebrate 150 years of art in Melbourne with a year-long program of exhibitions, workshops, public lectures and events. 

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Alumnae twins awarded Asialink Arts international residencies

23 Feb 2017

Twin sisters and visual art alumnae Silvana and Gabriella Mangano are among 33 artists who have been awarded international residencies through Asialink Arts. Read more via The Australian.

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Paris fashion sculptor alumna Sarah Harmarnee turns Tuscany horse photographer

16 Jan 2017

Alumna artist Sarah Harmarnee's first love was horses, with sculpture a close second. She's built a career out of both, and rubbed shoulders with fashion icons Ann Wintour and Alexander McQueen along the way. Read more via the Australian Financial Review.

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Jon Cattapan, artist, on his Melbourne art tram

26 Oct 2016

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

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Art+Australia to be re-launched by Bill Henson

24 Oct 2016

Australia’s premier art journal Art + Australia will be launched in a new print format by celebrated Australian artist Bill Henson on 28 October.

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Bringing 3D printing to life

22 Oct 2016

Art PhD candidate expert Emilie Walsh introduced our animation students to the wonderful world of 3D printing – with fantastic results. Read more via The Research Bazaar blog.

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Unearthing Australian art? It’s a Minefield

17 Oct 2016

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

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Alumna artist commissioned to create the face of TAC's latest road safety campaign

25 Jul 2016

Alumna artist Patricia Piccinini has been commissioned to create a sculpture for the TAC's latest road safety campaign. Find out more via The Age.

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