Arts

Sharing a love of art

Volume 8 Number 3 March 12 - April 8 2012

Alumni relations’ Chris Weaver profiles University graduate and benefactor David Adams, who in November last year gifted a number of valuable European expressionist prints to the Baillieu Library.

Designing the future

Volume 8 Number 3 March 12 - April 8 2012

As the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning reaches another milestone along the path towards a new faculty building, David Scott talks to the Dean, Professor Tom Kvan, about the future of design at the University.

Communication: past, present and forever

Volume 8 Number 3 March 12 - April 8 2012

Interpersonal communications have changed significantly as letters have given way to emails, texts and messages. How has the medium changed the way we communicate, and how will archives and museums charged with preserving our cultural heritage document our digital exchanges? By Katherine Smith.

The sound of deafness

Volume 8 Number 2 February 13 - March 11 2012

Two captioned performances will be included in the Melbourne Theatre Company’s Australian premiere season of Nina Raine’s Tribes – a play about family dynamics when one member is deaf.

Sin – it’s good for you!

Volume 8 Number 2 February 13 - March 11 2012

Way back in 590 AD Pope Gregory codified the worst sins that beset the human condition, drawing on the wisdom of ascetic monks Evagrius Ponticus and John Cassian before him, and came up with what have become known as the ‘seven deadly sins’. By Katherine Smith

The Potter turns 40

Volume 8 Number 2 February 13 - March 11 2012

The Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne is celebrating its 40th anniversary with an exhibition of major works from the University’s collection. By Kara Cutajar

Life under a shadow

Volume 8 Number 2 February 13 - March 11 2012

Grainger Museum Co-curator Brian Allison previews a new exhibition about the life and work of John Harry Grainger, architect and civil engineer – and father of Percy Grainger.

Summer in the Bowl

Volume 8 Number 1 January 9 - February 12 2012

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the University of Melbourne will bring internationally acclaimed conductors and musicians to the Melbourne public in a free concert series this summer.  By Katherine Smith

Inaugural opera scholars selected

Volume 8 Number 1 January 9 - February 12 2012

A new program supported by the Victorian Government will support emerging Australian opera talent at the University of Melbourne. By Ingrid Sanders and Katrina Raymond.

Robot world will delight and entertain

Volume 8 Number 1 January 9 - February 12 2012

In a secret laboratory, deep underground, stood a little robot. . . . the little robot could not remember much about his life before he went to sleep.

George Tibbits’ contemporary archive

Volume 8 Number 1 January 9 - February 12 2012

The latest deposit to the George Tibbits Archive shows a creative mind and progressive sensibility. By University archivists Melinda Barrie and Kim Burrell.