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Edward Shabba, Appiah Annan and Julius Sackey from Asanti Dance Theatre with students from Carlton Primary School, at the official announcement of funding for the 'African Voices of Carlton' project.
Centre for Cultural Partnerships leads Carlton Cultural Project

10 Aug 2011

A team of artists, writers, cultural storytellers and musicians will engage with the predominantly African migrant community at the Carlton Primary School...

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Samuel Dunscombe, photographer: Thembi Soddell
Computer musician wins prestigious Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship 2011

10 Aug 2011

Research into music performance using the clarinet and a laptop computer has won Samuel Dunscombe a $20,000 Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship.

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'At the Formal' wins MIFF shorts award

02 Aug 2011

Andrew Kavanagh has won the 2011 Melbourne International Film Festival 'Transmission Films Award for an Emerging Australian Filmmaker', with his third year VCA short film At the Formal.


Pop up radio tower installation at the VCA
Pop up pirate radio tower installed at the VCA

18 Jul 2011

A ‘pop-up pirate radio tower’, designed by US artist and architect Adam Kalkin, is being installed at the Victorian College of the Arts’ Southbank campus....

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Still from '10 000 paper planes' by Ross Coulter
Winner of the $25,000 Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship 2011

14 Jul 2011

The VCA School of Art is proud to announce Ross Coulter as the 2011 winner of the $25,000 Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship...

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Will Deague (President of the St Kilda Road Precinct and Promotion Committee) and Lord Mayor Robert Doyle
Launch of the St Kilda Road Art Walk

08 Jul 2011

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle was on the campus this morning for the launch of the St Kilda Road Art Walk. The VCA campus is playing host to a series of giant pots sponsored by various business operations and private individuals who select their own artist to customise the pot.


L-R: Meg Simondson, Deputy Lord Mayor Susan Riley, Merrin Eirth, Michelle Ely
Merrin Eirth building community through art in New Quay

06 Jul 2011

Lecturer at the VCA School of Art, Ms Merrin Eirth has recently launched Dock-Hearts, an evolving art project emerging in the window of local cleaner Leo Papagiannis in Rakaia Way. On display until 31 July. Read more.


Hamish Munro: raw talent for design

30 Jun 2011

VCA Art graduate Hamish Munro (BFA 2009) creates work which border on jewellery and sculpture. The City Weekly reports.


The Mike Walsh Fellowships expand

28 Jun 2011

The Mike Walsh Fellowships are expanding to invite VCA alumni to apply for the first time....

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Alumni win at Sydney Film Festival

21 Jun 2011

This year’s Sydney Film Festival’s Rouben Mamoulian Award for Best Director of a Short Film went to Craig Irvin (BFTV 2005) for the film Tethered,  produced by fellow VCA alumnus Ashley Harris (MFTV 2010).


Keith Wilson awarded Arts Council England Oxford - Melbourne Fellowship

20 Jun 2011

Keith Wilson has been awarded this year’s Arts Council England Oxford - Melbourne Fellowship, a six-month cross-disciplinary opportunity at the University of Oxford and The Centre for Ideas, University of Melbourne. The Fellowship is offered to an artist for a project that could be made ... Read More
&lsquot;╦ťAt The Formal’ in Sydney Film Festival

14 Jun 2011

Directed by VCA student Andrew Kavanagh in 2010, ‘At The Formal’ was a finalist in the Dendy Awards For Australian Short Films as part of the Sydney Film Festival 2011.