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
28:22

Artscape: Landscape Of The Wynne

ABC2 July 20, 2010

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Artscape: Landscape of the Wynne transports you into the studios of four very different contemporary Australian painters - Geoff Dyer, Graham Fransella, Ben McKeown and Kate ...

Artscape: Landscape of the Wynne transports you into the studios of four very different contemporary Australian painters - Geoff Dyer, Graham Fransella, Ben McKeown and Kate Shaw. Watch as they each try to win the oldest and most prestigious gong given for Australian landscape painting - the Wynne Prize.

Artscape
25:46

Artscape: In Conversation With Virginia Trioli - Annie Liebovitz

ABC June 21, 2011

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In this week's revealing interview, Trioli chats with world renowned photographer and chronicler of our times, Annie Leibovitz. Through Leibovitz's iconic imagery, the program ...

In this week's revealing interview, Trioli chats with world renowned photographer and chronicler of our times, Annie Leibovitz. Through Leibovitz's iconic imagery, the program tracks her incredible journey, from her beginnings as an art student in San Francisco during the 1960s, through her lifelong partnership with the acclaimed intellectual and writer Susan Sontag, right through to her status today as one of the most sought after celebrity portrait photographers.

Lawrence Leung's Unbelievable
26:59

Lawrence Leung's Unbelievable: Ghosts

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC June 22, 2011

Critical thinking

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This week, Lawrence's investigation into the spirit world takes him on a thrill ride filled with spooky castles, Scottish ghost hunters, seances, spontaneous vomit and Patrick ...

This week, Lawrence's investigation into the spirit world takes him on a thrill ride filled with spooky castles, Scottish ghost hunters, seances, spontaneous vomit and Patrick Swayze. But will he find a ghost?

Artscape
27:31

Artscape: Anatomy 3 - Tissue

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC March 20, 2012

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Personal and social capability

Health and PE

Biology

Media arts

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Imagine wearing a leather jacket that was grown in a lab. The artwork Victimless Leather is cultivated in just this way using the tools of biotechnology and a procedure known ...

Imagine wearing a leather jacket that was grown in a lab. The artwork Victimless Leather is cultivated in just this way using the tools of biotechnology and a procedure known as Tissue Culture.

William Shatner's Weird Or What?
44:59

William Shatner's Weird Or What?: Ep 9 Of 10

Season 1 Episode 9 SBS January 10, 2011

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Science

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In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all that is weird in the world and attempts to find a logical, scientific explanation.

In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all that is weird in the world and attempts to find a logical, scientific explanation.

Artscape
27:48

Artscape: Jenny Sages - Paths To Portraiture

ABC August 21, 2012

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Visual arts

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Jenny Sages' portraits have been exhibited 20 times in the Archibald Prize. This year her self-portrait 'After Jack', painted after the death of her husband, was both ...

Jenny Sages' portraits have been exhibited 20 times in the Archibald Prize. This year her self-portrait 'After Jack', painted after the death of her husband, was both runner-up in the Archibald and winner of the People's Choice Award.

Artscape
26:19

Artscape: Marc Newson In Conversation

ABC July 26, 2011

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Design and technologies

Visual arts

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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.

Artscape
27:44

Artscape: The A-Z Of Contemporary Art: A-K

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC June 11, 2013

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Don't know your biennale from a triennale? Can't tell your old media from your new? Are notions leaving you baffled? The A-Z of Contemporary Art is a bluffer's guide to the ...

Don't know your biennale from a triennale? Can't tell your old media from your new? Are notions leaving you baffled? The A-Z of Contemporary Art is a bluffer's guide to the often-impenetrable world of contemporary art, from artists, art works and galleries to new media, forms and theories.

Artscape
26:35

Artscape: Inland Heart - The Photography Of Jeff Carter

ABC August 14, 2012

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For 60 years, Australian photographer Jeff Carter traversed this country in search of stories. He wrote books and articles for the magazines of the time like People and Pix. ...

For 60 years, Australian photographer Jeff Carter traversed this country in search of stories. He wrote books and articles for the magazines of the time like People and Pix. And he never travelled without a camera. From the outset, Carter was drawn to document and celebrate the lives of working folk in the bush. From charcoal cutters and kangaroo shooters to dog trappers and drovers, his archive of wonderful images records a way of life that in many ways no longer exists.

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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Science

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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.

The Intelligence Squared Debate
46:44

The Intelligence Squared Debate: The US Alliance Is Our Best Defence

BBC World News September 7, 2013

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Asia and Australia

Civics and citizenship

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As China grows in power, does Australian security lie with the US? US Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich and Professor Zhu Feng, from Peking University are among the debaters.

As China grows in power, does Australian security lie with the US? US Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich and Professor Zhu Feng, from Peking University are among the debaters.

Big Ideas Arts
57:56

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
56:36

Big Ideas Arts: David Walsh in Conversation with Julian Morrow

ABC November 30, 2014

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David Walsh is the genius gambler, entrepreneur and eccentric who founded MONA, the Museum of Old and New Art, which is located in Hobart. Recently Walsh has published his ...

David Walsh is the genius gambler, entrepreneur and eccentric who founded MONA, the Museum of Old and New Art, which is located in Hobart. Recently Walsh has published his biography, A Bone of Fact, and it's not unlike a wander through his gallery. Here he is in conversation with Julian Morrow at the Wheeler Centre in Melbourne.

Big Ideas Arts
57:25

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.

Big Ideas Arts
57:47

Big Ideas Arts: St James Ethics Centre - Raymond Gaita

ABC September 14, 2014

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Philosopher Raymond Gaita speaks with Simon Longstaff, seemingly without constraint, about the "examined life and the role a philosopher might play."

Philosopher Raymond Gaita speaks with Simon Longstaff, seemingly without constraint, about the "examined life and the role a philosopher might play."

Big Ideas Arts
54:34

Big Ideas Arts: Christos Tsiolkas - Sydney Writers' Festival 2014

ABC June 29, 2014

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This author 'talks quiet quietly and writes loudly'; acclaimed writer Christos Tsiolkas talks masculinity, hatred, sex and family obligation, and what it takes to be a good ...

This author 'talks quiet quietly and writes loudly'; acclaimed writer Christos Tsiolkas talks masculinity, hatred, sex and family obligation, and what it takes to be a good man. He's in conversation with David Marr.

Big Ideas Arts
57:54

Big Ideas Arts: Adelaide Writers Week 2014 - Burial Rites

ABC May 4, 2014

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Author of wildly successful novel Burial Rites about double murderer Agnes Magnusdottir (last woman executed in Iceland, 1830), Hannah Kent talks to Steven Gale about her ...

Author of wildly successful novel Burial Rites about double murderer Agnes Magnusdottir (last woman executed in Iceland, 1830), Hannah Kent talks to Steven Gale about her novel: poetic, grisly and at one with the bleak scenery.