Posts tagged with Indigenous Arts and Culture

  1. Censorship and celebration at La Mama

    La Mama Theatre. Wikimedia

    Fifty years of La Mama theatre is documented in the University of Melbourne Archives, offering an insight into the emergence of Melbourne’s avant-garde theatre scene in …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/08/17/censorship-and-celebration-at-la-mama

  2. Hear Richard J Frankland and The Letter String Quartet on RN

    On July 6, 2017, Richard Frankland, Head of the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development at the University of Melbourne, will be performing at …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/07/03/richard-j-frankland-and-the-letter-string-quartet-listen-on-rn

  3. Indigenous suicide: a benefit concert

    As part of Reconciliation Week, the Faculty of the VCA & MCM is supporting a benefit concert in order to raise money and increase awareness about …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/05/29/indigenous-suicide-a-benefit-concert

  4. Restless works by Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists

    Megan Evans, Fox, found taxidermy fox, glass beads, cotton, steel star pickets, and Hero, found antique ship in case, glass beads, cotton, steel star pickets

    Restless, at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne, exhibits recent works by Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists as a counterpoint to the “welt” paintings by Gordon Bennett (1955–2014). …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/05/23/restless-works-by-indigenous-and-non-indigenous-artists

  5. Luminous Streets: fieldwork at the VCA

    Masters students from the Victorian College of the Arts recently took part in a fieldwork intensive in the Bass Coast region of South Gippsland. Their aim? To explore how how …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/05/23/luminous-streets-fieldwork-at-the-vca

  6. Generators video: Exploring Aboriginal identity in dance

    By Alix Bromley What does the word half-caste mean for people born of two cultures? What are its implications on individuals and communities? Mariaa Randall, a …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2017/04/21/generators-video-exploring-aboriginal-identity-in-dance

  7. Kutcha Edwards awarded the inaugural Melbourne Prize for Music Distinguished Musicians Fellowship

    Kutcha Edwards. Image supplied.

    Indigenous Australian singer and songwriter Kutcha Edwards has been awarded the Faculty of VCA & MCM’s inaugural Distinguished Musicians Fellowship Award at the 2016 Melbourne Prize …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2016/11/10/kutcha-edwards-awarded-the-inaugural-melbourne-prize-for-music-distinguished-musicians-fellowship

  8. Wilin and able with Indigenous art and culture

    Lighting the Wilin, 2014. Picture: Jorge de Araujo.

    John Wayne Parsons knows a thing or two about the challenges facing Indigenous artists – and also the opportunities By Paul Dalgarno John Wayne Parsons, a …

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2016/04/01/wilin-and-able-with-indigenous-art-and-culture

  9. Indigenous songstress on the international stage

    Shauntai Batzke, gospel and opera singer and songwriter, is a Wiradjuri woman who grew up in Sydney. By Gabrielle Murphy

    precinct.vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au/2015/11/05/indigenous-songstress-on-the-international-stage