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Science plus sticky tape helps a universe emerge at Scienceworks

06 Apr 2016

Alumna artist Briony Barr is creating a science-based artwork along with visitors to Scienceworks using squillions of rolls of coloured sticky electrical tape. Read more via The Age.

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Wilin and able with Indigenous art and culture

01 Apr 2016

The Wilin Centre's John Wayne Parsons knows a thing or two about the challenges facing Indigenous artists – and also the opportunities. Read more via Pursuit.

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Still from Glory for Me, Marleena Forward, 2015
Film and television alumna wins prestigious young filmmaker awards in China

01 Apr 2016

Film and television alumna Marleena Forward has won two awards for her documentary film Glory for Me in the 2015 Looking China Golden Lenses Awards.

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Small is beautiful: artist-run collectives count, but they’re facing death by a thousand cuts

30 Mar 2016

Artist-run initiatives are a major creative driver in Australia’s art environment but are suffering due to funding cuts, says research fellow Maria Miranda. Read more via The Conversation.

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Craft activists are changing the world, one stitch at a time

24 Mar 2016

PhD candidate and "craftivist" Tal Fitzpatrick Tal Fitzpatrick is making a quilt based on messages to the Prime Minister. Read more via The Age.

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Holy mixed bag! Batman vs. Superman – a review

24 Mar 2016

Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has hit the cinemas. So does the latest instalment in the superhero genre live up to all the hype? Find out via Pursuit.

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VCA & MCM alumni big winners in 33rd Green Room Awards

22 Mar 2016

Alumni of the Faculty of VCA & MCM were among the big winners in the 33rd annual Green Room Awards on Monday night, which recognised outstanding work in Melbourne’s performing arts.

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VCA & MCM March e-newsletter

15 Mar 2016

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

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VCA collective brings Dostoevsky to the big screen

18 Feb 2016

Staff, students and alumni led by director and film lecturer Andrew O'Keefe have adapted Dostoevky's classic novel Crime and Punishment for the big screen. Read more via MUSSE.


Playwright and VCA alumna to appear in inaugural Indigenous literary festival

16 Feb 2016

Playwright Maurial Spearim (BDramArt 2010) will appear in Fresh Blak Writers at the inaugural Indigenous literary festival Blak & Bright. ​Running from 18-21 February, the festival will showcase a variety of Indigenous writing talent ​including novelists, oral storytellers, poets, songwriters, playwrights and comedians. Read more via Artshub.

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2016 Hutchinson Resident artist to feature at White Night Festival

15 Feb 2016

Indigenous artist and 2016 Hutchinson Resident Josh Muir will feature at Melbourne's White Night Festival on Saturday 20 February, where he will project his distinctive work onto the National Gallery of Victoria facade. Read more via ABC News.

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Two $15,000 Indigenous Scholarships on offer at MTC

08 Feb 2016

Melbourne Theatre Company, in partnership with the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, is offering two $15,000 scholarships to young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from Victoria.

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