Newsroom March22

The Archibald Prize is the case of an unavoidable meeting between popular culture and those whose lives are defined by their passion for art, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.

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'Voyeur', a lone figure born from 3D imaging, has won sculptor and COFA lecturer, Louis Pratt, one of Australia’s most lucrative art prizes.

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UNSW Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer has announced the appointment of Professor Ross Harley as Dean of the College of Fine Arts.

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A meditative video of a young girl playing in a Turkish mosque has won COFA graduate Fabian Astore this year’s Blake Prize for Religious Art.

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The tale of a mythical creature transforming into a majestic dragon, created by COFA graduate Sushan Yue, is UNSWTV’s most popular video.

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Contemporary textile designs inspired by the traditional fabrics of Western India are part of a student exhibition at COFA.

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Artist and PhD candidate, Baden Pailthorpe, has been awarded a national grant to curate a new media exhibition exploring military technologies.

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COFA student Idil Abdullahi is transforming traditional cultural symbols into works of art for an exhibition showcasing the creative talents of Muslim women.

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While Tupac’s performance at Coachella shows the potential of holographic-like technologies, there is much more exciting work being conducted by researchers, writes Paula Dawson.

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Artist Allan Giddy’s pioneering technology is transforming Sydney’s iconic Moreton Bay fig trees into works of art.