Art, Architecture & Design

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COFA Fine Arts student, Hugh Marchant, has won the 2009 National Youth Self-Portrait Prize with his unique and haunting multi-media work.

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UNSW's iCinema Research Centre has won one of the world's biggest design prizes for creating virtual environments that can help coal miners escape life-threatening real-world dangers.

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Sound, light and street theatre transformed the UNSW campus during a special joint celebration with NIDA.

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Some of Australia's most promising new choreographers will benefit from a dance residency program at UNSW, to be launched this week.

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The COFA graduates dominating Australia's representation at the Venice Biennale have finally unveiled their exhibits to an international audience.

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The Australian writer Eleanor Dark's work was heavily influenced by a troubled history, which until now has remained a family secret, a UNSW PhD thesis reveals.

Dance inside

A musical theatre-style performance about the perils of 'black magic' is one of the pieces being performed by UNSW dance students this week.

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A UNSW academic has uncovered long-forgotten work by the late Australian playwright, poet and novelist, Dorothy Hewett.

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Graduates from the College of Fine Arts will dominate Australia's representation at the 2009 Venice Biennale art exhibition.

Figuring landscapes

Opening this week at COFA's Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Figuring Landscapes is a remarkable collection of video, film and digital media reflecting the political and cultural history linking Australia and the UK.