Teaching Patrick White's The Ham Funeral
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Teaching Patrick White's The Ham Funeral

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Critics discuss the challenges Patrick White faced getting his controversial play The Ham Funeral performed in the 1960s.

Critics discuss the challenges Patrick White faced getting his controversial play The Ham Funeral performed in the 1960s.

How to spot 'fake news'
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How to spot 'fake news'

Clip from Behind the News

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Amelia Moseley investigates why websites create 'fake news' stories, why it's a problem, what social media sites are doing about it, and how to use critical thinking skills to ...

Amelia Moseley investigates why websites create 'fake news' stories, why it's a problem, what social media sites are doing about it, and how to use critical thinking skills to judge if an article can be trusted.

Artscape
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Artscape: Memory Play

ABC September 13, 2011

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Helen Morse takes the lead in Sundowner a play about a mother coping with Alzheimer's disease. Morse's own mother suffered from Alzheimer's and rehearsing this play proves ...

Helen Morse takes the lead in Sundowner a play about a mother coping with Alzheimer's disease. Morse's own mother suffered from Alzheimer's and rehearsing this play proves both traumatic and cathartic as it examines the importance of family and memory in how we live and how we define ourselves.

Big Ideas Arts
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Big Ideas Arts: Debbie Millman - Design, Melbourne Writers Festival 2014

ABC October 26, 2014

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What's good design? And why is it important? Delving into these questions is Debbie Millman - a 'brand' specialist and a podcaster on all things to do with design. Here she is ...

What's good design? And why is it important? Delving into these questions is Debbie Millman - a 'brand' specialist and a podcaster on all things to do with design. Here she is in conversation with architect Stuart Harrison.

William Shatner's Weird Or What?
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William Shatner's Weird Or What?: Ep 7 Of 10

Season 1 Episode 7 SBS December 27, 2010

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We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all ...

We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all that is weird in the world and attempts to find a logical, scientific explanation. From paranormal phenomena to weird and wonderful creatures, from medical oddities to mysterious disappearances, from bizarre natural disasters to mystical monster attacks, this absorbing series covers it all.

Artscape
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Artscape: Voices In The Dark

ABC2 October 31, 2010

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Voices in the Dark documents Christina Henri's epic project Roses from the Heart, involving the creation of 25,566 embroidered bonnets, one for every convict woman transported ...

Voices in the Dark documents Christina Henri's epic project Roses from the Heart, involving the creation of 25,566 embroidered bonnets, one for every convict woman transported to Australia from Great Britain in the 1800s. Henri's project asks us to consider the true legacy female convicts, sentenced for crimes of poverty and condemned by society as whores and wretches, have made to the societies we live in today.

Artscape
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Artscape: A Thousand Different Angles

ABC March 30, 2010

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Vibrant, articulate and passionate, Inge King is one of Australia's foremost sculptors. Her work has always been on a grand scale. Her public sculptures invite exploration - ...

Vibrant, articulate and passionate, Inge King is one of Australia's foremost sculptors. Her work has always been on a grand scale. Her public sculptures invite exploration - to walk through, slide down, sit on or just canoodle around.

True Stories: Artists Of The East Kimberley
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True Stories: Artists Of The East Kimberley

SBS January 16, 2010

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A number of Aboriginal artists from the East Kimberley show their work and talk about their lives.

A number of Aboriginal artists from the East Kimberley show their work and talk about their lives.

Artscape
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Artscape: Hannah Gadsby - The NGV Story

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC May 24, 2011

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In May 2011 the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) turns 150. To celebrate, Hannah Gadsby, comedian and self confessed art lover, is off on a rollicking historical ride ...

In May 2011 the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) turns 150. To celebrate, Hannah Gadsby, comedian and self confessed art lover, is off on a rollicking historical ride through the collection of one of Australia's most loved art institutions.

Stuff
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Stuff: Our Stuff

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC December 3, 2009

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From the cradle to the grave, Stuff examines the abiding passion all of us have for stuff - the stuff we buy, the stuff we treasure, the stuff we desire and the stuff that's ...

From the cradle to the grave, Stuff examines the abiding passion all of us have for stuff - the stuff we buy, the stuff we treasure, the stuff we desire and the stuff that's most important to us. In episode one, host Wendy Harmer talks to 'chuckers' and 'hoarders' and looks at what happens when our love of stuff gets in the way of love and stuff. Wendy also visits a prison and talks to inmates about what it's like to have your stuff taken from you.

Compass
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Compass: Sacred Space - Li Cunxin

ABC October 20, 2018

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Geraldine Doogue seeks powerful connection with prominent Australians through an investigation of their sacred space. Li Cunxin, dancer and artistic director of the Qld ...

Geraldine Doogue seeks powerful connection with prominent Australians through an investigation of their sacred space. Li Cunxin, dancer and artistic director of the Qld Ballet, invites the audience to share his inner world.

Compass
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Compass: The Jade Buddha

ABC June 30, 2018

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Australian Buddhist Ian Green is building the largest stupa in the western world near Bendigo. Inside the stupa, a huge jade Buddha is being installed. After touring the ...

Australian Buddhist Ian Green is building the largest stupa in the western world near Bendigo. Inside the stupa, a huge jade Buddha is being installed. After touring the world, the Buddha will end up in a rural community.

Compass
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Compass: Threads of Faith

ABC June 23, 2018

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Debate has been raging about Australian Muslim designers taking their place at the forefront of the global fashion industry, this program revisits key players with some ...

Debate has been raging about Australian Muslim designers taking their place at the forefront of the global fashion industry, this program revisits key players with some serious skin in the game.

Artscape
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Artscape: The First Interview

ABC February 7, 2012

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In Paris, August 1886, the world's first media interview occurred when the great photographer Nadar interviewed the famous scientist and sceptic Chevreul on his 100th ...

In Paris, August 1886, the world's first media interview occurred when the great photographer Nadar interviewed the famous scientist and sceptic Chevreul on his 100th birthday. The meeting was recorded by Nadar's son Paul as photographer and a stenographer using shorthand.

Artscape
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Artscape: Marc Newson In Conversation

ABC July 26, 2011

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This week on Artscape, Fenella Kernebone chats to legendary Australian designer Marc Newson. Newson is one of the world's most popular industrial designers. Born in Sydney in ...

This week on Artscape, Fenella Kernebone chats to legendary Australian designer Marc Newson. Newson is one of the world's most popular industrial designers. Born in Sydney in 1963, he graduated in jewellery and sculpture at the Sydney College of the Arts back in 1984. Today, with a career spanning over 20 years, Newson has worked for studios in Sydney, Tokyo, Paris and London, and designed everything from chairs, watches and kitchen gadgets to surfboards, cars and jet aeroplanes.

William Shatner's Weird Or What?
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William Shatner's Weird Or What?: Ep 6 Of 10

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS December 20, 2010

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We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all ...

We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all that is weird in the world and attempts to find a logical, scientific explanation.

Big Ideas Arts
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Big Ideas Arts: Mean Girls - Opera Queesnland's Production Of Verdi's Rigoletto

ABC March 23, 2014

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Bad guys. Mean girls. Why do we love the villains, the floozies and the cads? We're talking opera - Opera Queensland and their production of Verdi's Rigoletto. Enjoy some ...

Bad guys. Mean girls. Why do we love the villains, the floozies and the cads? We're talking opera - Opera Queensland and their production of Verdi's Rigoletto. Enjoy some great music and interesting discussion by industry greats.

Big Ideas Arts
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Big Ideas Arts: Philip Glass - Perfect American - Opera Queensland

ABC October 5, 2014

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Philip Glass is an extraordinary composer for these times; The Perfect American is his opera based on the last 3 months of Walt Disney's life.

Philip Glass is an extraordinary composer for these times; The Perfect American is his opera based on the last 3 months of Walt Disney's life.