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The Mike Walsh Fellowships

23 Nov 2011

Congratulations to VCA alumni Jenny Ellis and Naomi Edwards, both selected as 2011 Mike Walsh Fellows.

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'Understanding Africa' by Jose Consul Goncalves Junior
Student wins GSHSS Photo Competition 2011

22 Nov 2011

1st prize was awarded to Master of Community Cultural development student Jose Consul Goncalves Junior for his photograph 'Understanding Africa'.


Dance to the tune of the Giant Theremin

22 Nov 2011

Stephanie Lake (BDance, 1999) has created choreography with VCA Dance students to launch the Giant Theremin by Robin Fox as part of Melbourne Music Week. The Age reports.


November e-newsletter

18 Nov 2011

Read the Nov - Dec edition of the VCA and Melbourne Conservatorium e-newsletter.


Encouraging a positive sense of home

17 Nov 2011

Centre for Cultural Partnerships artist-researchers, Dr James Oliver and Marnie Badham have been involved in a special community-based arts project. The Melbourne Voice reports.


Public art project by artist John Meade

17 Nov 2011

School of Art lecturer John Meade has created a major new sculpture consisting of six suspended elements, Riverside Corolla, in response to the large glassed atrium space of Melbourne’s Southgate.


Bianca Hester, 'a world, fully accessible by no living being', 2011, digital mock-up of a page in the broadsheet documenting two of the propositions
Bianca Hester wins Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture

15 Nov 2011

The Melbourne Prize Trust has announced Dr Bianca Hester, lecturer in Sculpture and Spatial Practice at the VCA School of Art, as the winner of the Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture 2011 and graduates Isaac Greener & Lucas Maddock as the recipients of the Professional Development award.

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Professor Barry Conyngham (Dean, Faculty of the VCA and Music), Deborah Ng, Professor Gary McPherson (Director, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music)
Congratulations to Deborah Ng: recipient of the Dean’s Medal

15 Nov 2011

In recognition of an exemplary record of practical and academic achievement during the years of her BMus, pianist Deborah Ng was awarded the Dean’s Medal as the most outstanding student from the 2010 New Generation Bachelor of Music.

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'A Mouthful of Birds' written by Caryl Churchill and David Lan, directed by Robert Walton, photo by Jeff Busby
Production graduates spotlight backstage

15 Nov 2011

The performance spotlight will shine on backstage talent as Production graduates from the VCA School of Performing Arts showcase their work in set design, costume, workshop, sound, lighting and stage management from 22 - 23 November.

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Leaders of the pack

14 Nov 2011

Journalist Raymond Gill asked six experts to choose Australia's 10 most influential artists. Amongst them are VCA alumni Daniel Crooks (GDipFilmTV, 1994), Callum Morton (BFineArt, 1988), David Noonan (PGrad Dip Fine Art, 1992) and VCA Art lecturer Bianca Hester, The Age reports.


Pure Diva: Tribute to Dame Joan Hammond

14 Nov 2011

VCA alumna soprano Cheryl Barker pays tribute to her teacher Dame Joan Hammond in Pure Diva.


Dean’s tribute to Iwaki premieres in Melbourne

14 Nov 2011

Composer and Dean of our Faculty, Professor Barry Conyngham’s symphonic tribute to the Hiroyuki Iwaki (1932-2006), will have its World Premiere by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra at the Melbourne Town Hall on 18 November.

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