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Jon Cattapan: 'Imagine A Raft' exhibition

04 Apr 2012

Jon Cattapan discusses the ideas and inspiration behind his latest exhibition 'Imagine A Raft', at Dominik Mersch Gallery in Sydney.


VCA's 40th Anniversary Street Party, Clairy Browne & the Bangin’ Rackettes, photography by Drew Echberg
VCA hosts 40th Anniversary Street Party

29 Mar 2012

The Victorian College of the Arts celebrated 40 years of developing Australia’s creative talent with a street party in Southbank on Friday 23 March.

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Dear Hobart, Regards, The Expats

25 Mar 2012

Recent art graduate Amy Spiers (BFAHons, 2005; MFA, 2012) talks to Artshub about her latest project, "Dear Hobart, Regards, The Expats".


Green Room award winners

20 Mar 2012

Congratulations to alumni Phillip Adams, Jo Lloyd, Luke George, Anna Cordingley, Nicola Gunn and Zahra Newman  - all winners at this year's Green Room award presentations. Herald Sun reports.


VCA trained designer wins major scholarship

16 Mar 2012

The Kristian Fredrikson Scholarship for Design in the Performing Arts has been awarded to Anna Cordingley, Arts Hub reports.


March e-newsletter 2012

15 Mar 2012

Read the March issue of the VCA & MCM e-newsletter.


Elliott Gyger wins Sydney Symphony 80th anniversary composition prize

02 Mar 2012

The winning composition by lecturer in composition Dr Elliott Gyger, on air: dialogue for orchestra, will be performed on 22, 23, 24 March at the Sydney Opera House under the baton of Principal Conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy. Read the media release from the Sydney Symphony (pdf file, 384kb).


The world's a stage for Aura Go

02 Mar 2012

Concert pianist, inspiration to composers and innovative programmer, international scholar and conductor: alumna Aura Go (BMusPerf, 2006) is the embodiment of a successful 21st century musician. Arts Hub reports.


Open Spatial Workshop presents Lumpen Falls

02 Mar 2012

VCA Art lecturers Bianca Hester and Scott Mitchell, who together with Terri Bird make up Open Spatial Workshop, present Lumpen Falls at  Conical art space until 24 March.


Call for masterclass participants: Navigating cultural theory, practice and policy

01 Mar 2012

CCP and the Culture and Communities Research Network is seeking applications from PhD students and early career researchers to participate in a masterclass with Associate Professor Eleonora Belfiore. Applications close: Friday 16 March.

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2011 UniJobs Lecturer of the Year Award

01 Mar 2012

Congratulations to Dr Melanie Plesch who was ranked number 10 within Australia for the UniJobs Lecturer of the Year Award. Within the University of Melbourne, Dr Plesch was ranked number 1 and Dr Elliott Gyger was ranked number 7.


Oren Ambarchi
Oren Ambarchi performs with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra

27 Feb 2012

CFI lecturer and experimental musician Oren Ambarchi performs with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra in the Tectonics Music Festival.