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Artist Talk | Dominic Kavanagh, Natasha Madden and Zac St. Clair | BLINDSIDE Gallery

April 15, 2014
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 Dominic Kavanagh, Natasha Madden and Zac St. Clair | BLINDSIDE Gallery Dominic Kavanagh’s The Beehive is an installation inspired by and sourced from urban ruins. It metaphorically relates the lifeless urban scrapheap to the contrastingly buzzing, complex and teeming circumstance of an archetypal beehive. More about the exhibition here. Natasha Madden and Zac St. Clair create...
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Conversations | Balancing development and urban heritage in Melbourne – Gerard Vaughan and Ray Tonkin | Newman College

April 3, 2014
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This public ‘conversation’ will be the first of a trio to be held at Newman College over the next few months on the theme of ‘conserving the past, ensuring the future’. In this first event in the series, Professor Gerard Vaughan discusses with Ray Tonkin, former executive director of Heritage Victoria, some of the...
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Artist Talk | BLINDSIDE Gallery | Debut X 2014

February 5, 2014
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DEBUT X 2014 BLINDSIDE celebrates ten years of Debut—an annual survey exhibition of the new artistic talent of fine art graduates from Melbourne’s major universities. Debut X is a special feature of the annual exhibition program, presenting a dynamic collection of the freshest batch of emerging artists, with a generous accompanying print and online catalogue. A VCE...
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New Book | Building a new world: a history of the State Library of Victoria 1853–1913 – Harriet Edquist

November 21, 2013
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Building a new world: a history of the State Library of Victoria 1853–1913 By Harriet Edquist A free e-book published by the State Library of Victoria, November 2013 For the young colony of Victoria, the 1850s was a time of optimism and hunger for social change. Buoyed by gold-rush wealth and the freedom to...
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Call for Participation | Masterclass – Re-presenting Community-based Arts: the challenge for curators, critics, and researchers

August 29, 2013
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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...
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Lecture | The logic of Joseph Reed’s many styles

August 26, 2013
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The logic of Joseph Reed’s many styles Chris Wood A free talk at the State Library of Victoria by Christopher Wood, director of ASA cultural tours, about Melbourne’s major nineteenth-century architect, Joseph Reed (1823–90). Reed’s use of Classical, Romanesque, Gothic, Palladian and many other styles for ‘monuments’ like the Melbourne Public Library, Town Hall,...
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UPDATED | Call for Papers | AAANZ 2013 ‘Inter-discipline’ (Melbourne, Dec 7-9)

August 6, 2013
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The call for papers for the 2013 AAANZ conference is now open – closes 30th August 2013 The 2013 conference will be held in Melbourne, December 7-9. Keynote speakers are Professor Irit Rogoff (Goldsmiths) and Professor David Joselit (Yale University). The conference will be held across venues at the VCA Southbank, University of Melbourne Parkville,...
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Launch | Discipline Issue 3

July 31, 2013
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Launch of Discipline Issue 3 DISCIPLINE 3 (Winter 2013) Editors: Nicholas Croggon & Helen Hughes Guest editor: Raimundas Malasauskas Design: Annie Wu & Ziga Testen Printed by Printgraphics Edition of 1000 Essays by: Adrian Martin on film, art and the support-surface; Anusha Kenny on Anastasia Klose; David Homewood on Dale Hickey’s cups; David Wlazlo...
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Symposium | Impressions of Monet

May 8, 2013
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Impressions of Monet | Monet’s Garden To celebrate the most extensive exhibition of Monet’s work ever to travel to Australia the NGV is holding a symposium with local and international experts that will explore key themes of the exhibition. The symposium is generously supported by the Australian International Cultural Foundation, an affiliate of Art...
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Call for Sessions | AAANZ Conference 2013 ‘Interdiscipline’

April 19, 2013
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Interdiscipline AAANZ 2013, Melbourne, December 7-9 The 2013 AAANZ annual conference will take place in Melbourne, December 7-9. It is being hosted by the University of Melbourne (VCA and Art History), National Gallery of Victoria and RMIT. It will include sessions on the history of art and other visual disciplines, art theory, and practice-based...
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