Tertiary Catalogue

Arts and Culture

Contains 67 Videos

Ethnic Dance: Tibet

Ethnic Dance: Tibet

The Heritage of Chinese Culture and Dance

Living on the Plateau, at an average elevation of over 12 thousand feet above sea level, the Tibetan people are known to be compassionate, bold, candid and devout. Most Tibetans practice Tibetan Buddhism. Just as the distinctive geographical and...Show More
Ethnic Dance: Inner Mongolia

Ethnic Dance: Inner Mongolia

The Heritage of Chinese Culture and Dance

In this programme, the ethereal voice of Buren Bayaer (a legendary Inner Mongolian singer), along with the images of yurts and running horses, brings the audience to an otherworldly setting of Inner Mongolia. Inner Mongolians, in general, are...Show More
Ethnic Dance: Han

Ethnic Dance: Han

The Heritage of Chinese Culture and Dance

Han is the largest ethnic group in China, whose people inhabit the middle and eastern regions of the country. Han folk dance tradition started on the streets in the 5th century as ritual events. Nowadays, this tradition named Yangko flourishes...Show More
Ethnic Dance: Dai

Ethnic Dance: Dai

The Heritage of Chinese Culture and Dance

Located in the southwest region of China, Dai people enjoy mild weather and beautiful landscapes of mountains and lakes. While the water splashing and dragon boating events held in their annual spring festival showcase the close ties between...Show More
Ethnic Dance: Aini

Ethnic Dance: Aini

The Heritage of Chinese Culture and Dance

Neighbouring with the Dai group, Aini group lives primarily in and around mountains and canyons at an altitude of twenty-five to eighty hundred feet. They are famous for their production of Pu-erh tea. Dancing and singing are second nature to the...Show More
Classic Dance: Long Sleeve

Classic Dance: Long Sleeve

The Heritage of Chinese Culture and Dance

This programme provides an overview of the historical development of Long Sleeve Dance, a dance form dating back to the 7th century BCE, a time that is known as the Spring-and-Autumn period in Chinese history. It introduces a some of the codified...Show More
Classic Dance: Dunhaung

Classic Dance: Dunhaung

The Heritage of Chinese Culture and Dance

Dunhuang Dance is a form of Chinese dance that draws sources from body movements depicted in artefacts found in Dunhuang Mogao Caves. Located in Gansu Province of China, along the Silk Route, at the crossroads of trade as well as religious,...Show More
Spear

Spear

A young man reconciles ancient tradition with the modern, urban world in this debut feature from Stephen Page, artistic director of Australia’s renowned Bangarra Dance Theatre. Primarily utilizing gesture and dance, with minimal dialogue,...Show More
Literary Devices in Ads

Literary Devices in Ads

In this programme, students will find accessible explanations and examples of persuasive literary techniques used in advertising. The common rhetorical devices stipulated in the Australian Curriculum for English are demonstrated in engaging...Show More
Expressive Action

Expressive Action

Expressive Actor

"The study of acting should begin with physical action - a specialised, structured, flexible and adaptable physical action that is enlisted in the direct service of the expression of thought and feeling. I call this integrated physical action an...Show More
The Lugering Method

The Lugering Method

Expressive Actor

Joan Melton, an internationally recognised actor trainer and author, interviews master teacher Michael Lugering in a theoretical discussion of recent discoveries in philosophy, somatic psychology, neuroscience and aesthetics that underpin the...Show More
Voice and Body Exercises

Voice and Body Exercises

Expressive Actor

A group of actors demonstrate a series of voice and body exercises that unite a series of moving, breathing and sounding actions in an integrated full-bodied acting workout. These smart exercises do more than simply build essential skills in...Show More
Patyegarang

Patyegarang

Choreography by Stephen Page Produced by Bangarra Dance Theatre in 2013. As the colonial fleet arrived on Eora country in the late 18th century, Patyegarang befriended the colony’s timekeeper, Lieutenant William Dawes, gifting him her language...Show More
The Treaty of Waitangi: An Introduction

The Treaty of Waitangi: An Introduction

Reaching agreement on the meaning and ‘spirit’ of the Treaty of Waitangi - New Zealand’s founding document - has led to fierce debate and violent conflict between European settlers and Maoris since its signing in 1840 until the present day....Show More
Terrain

Terrain

Choreography by Frances Rings Produced by Bangarra Dance Theatre in 2012. Described as a hymn to Country, 'Terrain' transports us to Lake Eyre, the place of Australia’s inland sea and one of the few untouched natural waterways in the world....Show More
The Colonial Years (1788-1900)

The Colonial Years (1788-1900)

Australian Migration

For over 200 years, migration has been intrinsic to Australia’s national identity. In the first of three migration programs for upper primary viewers, the colonisation of Australia from 1788-1900 is depicted. A range of storytelling methods are...Show More
Aboriginal Art: Philosophy and Culture

Aboriginal Art: Philosophy and Culture

Aboriginal art is world-renowned when it comes to dot paintings. There is, however, an incredible diversity of Aboriginal art outside of this style. Focusing on philosophy and culture, this interview-based programme explores what is meant by...Show More
Aboriginal Art: Materials and Practice

Aboriginal Art: Materials and Practice

Aboriginal art is world-renowned when it comes to dot paintings. There is, however, an incredible diversity of Aboriginal art outside of this style. Focusing on materials and practice, this interview-based programme explores the relationship...Show More
How Alessi, Postmodernism and Memphis Changed the World

How Alessi, Postmodernism and Memphis Changed the World

A guide through the sometimes diverse ideas, designs and innovations that developed during the postmodern era. Includes footage filmed at the Alessi factory and museum and other Milan design houses, and interviews with Alberto Alessi himself,...Show More
How Pop Art Changed the World

How Pop Art Changed the World

Explore the ideas, materials, colours and technologies adopted by Pop Art. Then examine how this movement created new images, shapes and forms that continue to influence artists and designers today. Filmed in the UK and New York this resource...Show More
Theatre in the Modern World

Theatre in the Modern World

Not long after the start of the 20th Century, playwrights, influenced by the horrors of war, began to experiment with theatre in a way which depicted many of the long held historical, social and cultural beliefs and practices as meaningless and...Show More
Progressive Ideologies

Progressive Ideologies

The period between 1750 and 1918 was a time of great political, social and economic change. The very fabric of human society and thought was shifting in profound ways. In this program we dig deep into history to examine the major shifts from...Show More
Elements of Narratives

Elements of Narratives

This dynamic programme takes an in-depth look at the structure and components of narrative writing. Whether it be a novel, short story, film or video game, narratives can take many forms but will always include character, plot, setting and...Show More
Street Art

Street Art

To some, street art and graffiti is nothing but vandalism. But to these young artists, it is a vital form of self expression. In this eye-opening programme we speak to eight members of Melbourne's thriving street art scene. Through their...Show More
Working in Media

Working in Media

Viewers will learn how to perform tasks according to organisational requirements and values, comply with relevant legislation and regulations, and source and apply information about industry issues and developments. The programme also encourages...Show More