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A key work of the minimalist dance movement – first presented at Yoko Ono’s New York studio in 1961 and now part of The Museum of Modern Art’s collection – is being performed for the first time in Australia by University of Melbourne dance and theatre students at a at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV).

University of Melbourne thought leaders from five disciplines – arts, creative arts, engineering, medicine and architecture – have created research-based installations accessible online and via a specially designed exhibition space set within the heart of the NGV Triennial exhibition.

The latest addition to the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) world, ‘Sexing the Canvas: Art and Gender’, brings together three of the world’s top art galleries to help us understand how art speaks about sex, sexuality and gender.

The Director of the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Dr Gerard Vaughan, has been appointed to a new post at the University of Melbourne, the Gerry Higgins Professorial Fellowship in Art History.

A unique program will see Year 10 students write and perform poetry inspired by artworks in the National Gallery of Victoria, giving the teenagers an opportunity to develop more than just their creative writing skills.