Visitors mark 10-year collaboration

La Trobe University will host a delegation of 12 Ateneo academics today when they visit the Visual Arts Centre in View Street, Bendigo.

Visit marks 10-year collaboration The visit marks a 10-year partnership between La Trobe University and Ateneo De Manila University. Ateneo De Manila University is a premier private university in the Philippines with an international reputation for scholarly excellence in the humanities, social sciences, sciences and professional vocations.

The Philippines-Australia Studies Centre is an outcome of the partnership between the two universities, facilitating mutually rewarding research collaboration and staff exchanges between the two countries.

Bendigo campus director, Mr Andrew Skewes, will formally welcome the guests and introduce a public lecture being presented by Beyond the Frame exhibition curator and art critic, Ms Gina Fairlie.

Beyond the Frame, an exhibition of contemporary Philippine photography, ran at the VAC from 20 June to 21 July.  An image of Imelda Marcos featured amongst the works by many leading Pinoy photographer. The exhibition is travelling to the USA and Sydney.