Art is in the lifeblood of every society, and by travelling the world to where art is made, and engaging with those who make it, this unique series expands our understanding of people, places, culture and history. The series is a selection of vivid films from locations as far apart as Japan, Mexico, India, Italy and North America. Each episode features a weekend spent in one of our great cities of art such as Venice, New York, Mexico City, Beijing and Istanbul, where we seek out seminal works of the past to show how they reflect history as much as contemporary art reflects today.
Join us for considered analysis, agenda-setting interviews and a distinctive Indigenous approach that investigates cultural, political and social issues from a fresh perspective.
In this episode of this landmark series charting the story of human civilisation, Andrew Marr tells how Britain's Industrial Revolution created the modern world.
The ancient silk road promoted the development of human civilisation through goods circulation with cultural exchanges among the regions of different languages.
This series taps into the boom of the contemporary art scene and new artists. Find out why, in this eclectic, informative and educational art series, people buy art? Experience the excitement and energy surrounding the art world following a wide range of artists from performance art, author and architects. We ask the question do you have to love art or has it become a pure investment for the nouveau riche?
Ali Moore will provide full analysis of the Federal Budget and its impact on the economy, as well as its implications for business large and small.
The Yellow Tail wine has just been ranked Australia's most powerful wine brand in the world. But the story of the family that created it - a family that has come from nowhere to become Australia's wealthiest winemakers with assets close to four hundred million dollars - has been clouded by gossip and innuendo about their home town.
Looks at Ancient Egypt, Rome and Byzantium and how gold was so highly prized in the ancient world. It was central in mythology and art and how money was invented.
In the Nineteenth Century, prospectors struck gold in California, Australia and South Africa. With fabulous new supplies, gold became the standard by which everything else was measured. But would this golden age last?
The untold family saga behind our most iconic bush legend. RM Williams was a legend in his own lifetime. The epitome of the iconic bushman and Australia's pioneering spirit. Swagman, cameleer, gold prospector and explorer, he built a multi-million dollar brand, based on the skills he developed in the bush.
The world held its breath as the Cold War between two nuclear superpowers came to a near miraculous and peaceful end. But the world also learned of a mysterious virus that defied a cure and triggered a global pandemic. Wall Street brokers became the new rock stars as the stock market soared and the sluggish '70s turned into the 'go-go' '80s. This series gives extraordinary insight into a decade that had a profound impact on the politics, technology and culture of today, by exploring significant events and individuals that played a part in shaping the 1980s.
After the economic hardship of the 1970s perhaps a period of excess was inevitable. Mammon was king as wealth and materialism assumed a dominant place in American culture and politics. It's a decade of junk bonds, savings and loan bailouts and pervasive Wall Street corruption. Tom Wolfe wrote about the Masters of the Universe, and Michael Milken, Ivan Boesky and Charles Keating went from the business page to the front page as their criminal activities were exposed. And in a classic case of art imitating life, a line from a motion picture seemed to set the tone for the entire decade.
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Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
From Bathurst to Jabiluka, or gold to uranium, mining has reshaped Australia's landscape, economy and society. Explore the boom times and busts of life when miners move in or move on.