Tag: Masterclass

Melbourne Masterclass: Senses of Italy

Melbourne Masterclass: Senses of Italy Thursdays, 5, 12, 19 & 26 October and 2 November, 2017, 6.15pm-8.15pm ‘All our knowledge begins with the senses…’ (Immanuel Kant). The Faculty of Arts brings together scholars working in the field of Italian studies to present this series of evening lectures exploring the notion of ‘what is Italian’, through an historical journey of the five senses: scent, sight, sound, taste, and touch. Held over five consecutive weeks this program brings to life aspects of Italian culture, history, art, film, literature, music, and food of significant moments throughout Italian history. Learn about the history of perfumes and engage in an interactive session sampling and receiving perfumes from Aquaflor, a Florentine perfume house presented by international olfactory specialist Dr Antonio Artese from Italy. Uncover the hidden identity of one of our beloved Iocal Italian paintings with…

Melbourne Masterclass: Van Gogh’s Four Seasons

Monday, 1 & 8 May and Wednesday, 17 & 24 May 2017, 6.00pm–8.30pm In partnership with the National Gallery of Victoria’s Melbourne Winter Masterpiece exhibition Van Gogh and the Seasons, the Faculty of Arts is pleased to present a masterclass exploring the life and art of one of the most recognisable artists of the 20th century, Vincent van Gogh. The four seasons run like a thread throughout Van Gogh’s art work and for the artist represented the circle of life in all its beauty and majesty. By focussing on a different season each week this four-part masterclass, Van Gogh’s Four Seasons, will explore the artist’s work and the varied shades of his personality and life experiences. Each session includes evening lectures and talks by some of the University of Melbourne’s finest scholars and NGV’s Senior Curators, light refreshments and the privilege…

Masterclasses at Melbourne University | Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese | 17th September 2016 The Faculty of Arts, in association with the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, presents a one day masterclass on American director, producer, screenwriter, and film conservationist, Martin Scorsese in celebration of ACMI’s SCORSESE exhibition. The day will consist of two sessions focussing on Scorsese’s mastery of storytelling through creative process and collaborations. Each session will entail a lecture discussing specific films, followed by Q&A and discussion. A light lunch and course handout notes will be provided. SESSION DETAILS Session 1: Scorsese Sights, Sounds and the Manufacture of Emotion In this lecture Dr Mark Nicholls analyses clips from selected films and demonstrates the way Martin Scorsese tells his stories with actors and through his departments of photography, editing, sound and design. Scorsese’s films make a remarkable visual and aural impression on their audience. Matching…

Masterclass | Greek Mythology – Religion and Art in Ancient Greece | University of Melbourne

Attic black-figure kylix with Dionysiac procession on sides and satyr in tondo c. 500 BCE Ceramic 8.0cm (H) x 25.0cm (W) x 18.5cm (D) The University of Melbourne Art Collection. Gift of David and Marion Adams, 2009. 2009.0233.000.000 © Reproduction enquiries should be forwarded to the Ian Potter Museum of Art

The Faculty of Arts, in partnership with The Ian Potter Museum of Art, present a four-part masterclass on Greek mythology and the significance of religion in daily life through the study of myths and ceramics. Each week case studies on figural vases from The University of Melbourne’s collection will be used to explore the relationship between religion and art in ancient Greece. Imagery, object function and use, and Greek mythology from an archaeological perspective will be examined. Supplementary material, such as coins, a variety of ancient ceramics, and teaching collection sherds will be used to illustrate the broader themes addressed in the program and related participatory activities. Participants will gain analytical skills by placing depictions of Greek mythology into a broader context of civic, cultural, and household significance; evaluate archaeological and art historical criteria relating to Greek mythology, and the significance of…

Masterclass | Degas – A new vision, a new beginning | University of Melbourne and NGV

Edgar Degas Rehearsal hall at the Opéra, rue Le Peletier 1872 oil on canvas 32.7 x 46.3 cm Musée d'Orsay, Paris (RF 1977) © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d’Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski

In partnership with the National Gallery of Victoria’s exhibition Degas: A new vision, the Faculty of Arts is proud to present a four-part masterclass series on the life and art of Edgar Degas, one of the most recognizable grand masters of French modernism. Drawn from across the globe and with over 200 artworks, this exhibition represents one of the most internationally significant retrospectives of Degas, highlighting his influential contribution across the different mediums of painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking and photography. This masterclass will reflect the breadth and diversity of the exhibition as we explore the development of Degas’ art from its beginnings. We will contextualise his work within the dramatic social and political change that occurred during his lifetime, which made Paris the centre of the art world, and inevitably provided the backdrop for his innovative and creative depictions. Join…

Masterclasses for Postgraduate Students with Paul Wood and David Joselit at 2013 AAANZ Conference

Postgraduate students are invited to participate in exclusive Masterclasses led by the AAANZ 2013 conference Keynote Speakers, Professor David Joselit (Yale University), and Professor Paul Wood (Open University, London). David Joselit’s Masterclass focuses on Art in the Age of Big Data, C. 2013, and Irit Rogoff’s Masterclass will examine Conceptual Art and Conceptualism. Both Masterclasses will be held on Saturday 7 December at the Ian Potter Museum of Art. Supervisors who consider their students’ research/study is relevant to the Masterclass, are encouraged to invite their students to apply. Visit the link below for further information and application procedure. Applications close Friday 8 November. http://aaanz.info/aaanz-home/conferences/2013-conference/inter-discipline-2013-master-classes/ PAUL WOOD MASTERCLASS |  Conceptual Art and Conceptualism The legacy of Conceptual art is both pervasive and yet contested. It has been called the hinge between the past and the present. For some it effectively initiates…

Call for Participation | Masterclass – Re-presenting Community-based Arts: the challenge for curators, critics, and researchers

Presented by the Centre for Cultural Partnerships, University of Melbourne and Birkbeck, University of London on February 3 and 4, 2014 as part of the international conference in Melbourne, Australia: Spectres of Evaluation: rethinking art/ community/ value. Convened by Dr Marnie Badham and Dr Danielle Wyatt, the Centre for Cultural Partnerships is seeking applications from PhD and early career researchers to participate in a master class. This intensive two day workshop includes: lectures from international experts Dr Sophie Hope (Birkbeck, University of London, UK curatorial studies), Associate Professor Ted Purves (Californian College of the Arts, USA, social practice), and Professor W.F. Garrett-Petts (Thompson Rivers University, Canada, Associate Vice-President Research & Graduate Studies). a discussion of selected pre-assigned readings, a walking tour of artworks at designated artworks and art spaces, participant generated discussion, and artistic and/or academic publication output. Background: Participatory art, community art, social practice, relational aesthetics and dialogic…

Postgraduate Masterclasses with Irit Rogoff and David Joselit at the AAANZ conference

Postgraduate students are invited to participate in Masterclasses to be held as part of the AAANZ 2013 conference with Keynote Speakers, Professor David Joselit (Yale University), and Professor Irit Rogoff (Goldsmiths University, London). Both Masterclasses will be held on Saturday 7th December at the Ian Potter Museum of Art. David Joselit | Art in the Age of Big Data Information has always been political, but with the rise of Big Data in intelligence operations, activists like Edward Snowden and groups like Wikileaks have made it clear that political sovereignty now means control over vast reserves of data—an asset that companies like Walmart and Google have long understood.  Since the late 1960s, with the advent of  conceptual art as truly global style, art has also allied itself to information.  Under these new conditions we must ask  ourselves, “What is art in the age…