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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Context: Journal of Music has a new home online

17 Oct 2016

The Editorial Committee of Context: Journal of Music Research is very pleased to announce the launch of a new Context website.

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The Keys to a Baroque Emotional Treasure Chest

23 Sep 2016

Frederic Kiernan, PhD candidate and researcher at the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, explores Parisian composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier's baroque opera La descente d’Orphée aux enfers ahead of it's very first Australian performance. Read more via the the Histories of Emotion blog.

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Opera: The Art of Emotions

19 Sep 2016

Professor Jane Davidson, Associate Dean and deputy director of the ARC Centre for the History of Emotions, talks opera and emotions ahead of the Opera: The Art of Emotions conference. Read more via Classic Melbourne.

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Six student entrepreneurship grants awarded to MCM students

13 Sep 2016

In 2016, the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music launched IgniteLab, a world-class program of career development and entrepreneurship. IgniteLab recently funded 6 students to curate and create entrepreneurial projects to build their enterprise skills.


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Vale Emeritus Professor Sue Rowley

08 Sep 2016

Vale Emeritus Professor Sue Rowley, who died peacefully on Saturday September 3 at Maroondah Hospital.

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Let’s rework our approach with ‘angry young people’

28 Jul 2016

18-year-old David Ali Sonboly shot and killed strangers in his local shopping centre in Munich. What lessons can we learn about working with young people? Music therapist Professor Kat McFerran offers a new perspective via Pursuit

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Science and art collide as performers tackle climate change

07 Jul 2016

In a double first, the world-renowned Performance Studies International (PSi) conference is headed to Australia and opening its doors to the public, with Head of the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development Richard Frankland appearing as the keynote speaker. Read the media release.

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Disaster relief, a dish best served bold

07 Jul 2016

Artists Dawn Weleski and Jen Rae are taking discussions about food and climate change to a new level for a disaster-relief scenario in North Melbourne Town Hall. Read more va Pursuit.

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VCA Film and Television celebrates 50 years with digital archive launch

15 Jun 2016

To celebrate its 50th anniversary this weekend, Victorian College of the Arts’ Film and Television School is releasing a digital archive of never-before-seen student films from throughout its history. Read more via IF Magazine.

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Songwriting as solace

13 May 2016

Making music helps people come to terms with traumatic life changes writes music therapist Professor Felicity Baker. 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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