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BROADCASTS & PODCASTS

2018-2015

Mirror Sydney

A program that delves into the lesser known Sydney explored through pictures and words in the new book, Mirror Sydney: interviews with author Vanessa Berry

5.03.2018

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Landing Points

A program about Race, Place and Identity - and contemporary art: interviews with Dr Hayley Megan-French about the exhibition 'Landing Points' at Penrith Regional Gallery,

5.02.2018

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A program about 'The Good Old Bad Old Days' - an eclectic social history/romp through Sydney's vibrant inner city precincts centred around postcode 2011: interviews with the author, renowned cultural historian Warren Fahey, AM

24.07.2017

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Under the Sun

A program that looks at the work of fifteen contemporary artists from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds responding to Max Dupain's icnonc photograph, The Sunbaker; interviews with Australian Centre for Photography curator Claire Monneraye

6.03.2017

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Demolished Sydney

A program that revisits some of Sydney's lost buildings, spaces and places, and the debates and protests their demolition aroused; interviews with Museum of Sydney Project Manager Bob Whight

9.01.2017

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The CoUNTess Report

A program that looks at the project counting (and accounting for) women in the visual arts; interviews with artist/researcher Elvis Richardson

14.11.2016

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"The Dark Archive: Forensic Photography, Visual Evidence and the Museum"

An in-depth look at the “cultural afterlife” of criminal evidence – the NSW Police Forensic Archive and exhibitions it has spawned; interviews with Nerida Campbell, curator Sydney Living Museums

28.05.2016

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"Music Has No Gender"

A documentary produced, written and recorded by Mick Paddon (Eastside Radio, Thursday Drive). Its starting point is that while music doesn’t have a gender, musicians do ... narration by Jane Raffan

24.10.2016

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Tales of Transformation

A program that reveals exciting, mysterious and sensual tales from Greco-Roman mythology, and teases out some surprising contemporary links; interviews with Nicholson Museum curator Michael Turner

4.04.2016

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Finding Eliza: Power and Colonial Storytelling in the Eliza Fraser Folklore

A program that looks at folklore and the role stereotypes play in cementing narrative in national histories and popular culture; interviews with Professor Larissa Behrendt

7.03.2016

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Sex, Genes and Rock ‘n’ Roll

A program that explores how evolutionary factors shape the modern world, including answers to such questions as: “Why do so many rock stars end up dead at 27?"; interviews with Professor Rob Brooks

11.01.2016

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Pioneering Photographer Julia Margaret Cameron

A program that takes an in-depth look at the work of Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron, interviews with Isobel Parker Phillip, Ass.Curator of Photography, AGSNW

19.10.2015

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Delve into Death Magic

A program that reveals many fascinating aspects of Ancient Egyptian death and funereal symbology, mythology and everyday practices; interviews with Nicholson Museum curator Michael Turner

27.07.15

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See You at the Barricades

A program that explores the nexus between protest art and art-as-critique, and the emergence of a ‘dissident aesthetic’ in contemporary art; interviews with AGNSW Ass.Curator Macushla Robinson

29.06.15

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The Photograph and Australia

A program that looks at the crucial role photography has played in shaping understandings of our nation; interviews with Judy Annear Snr Curator, AGNSW

4.05.15

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Stuffed, Stitched and Studied

A program that looks at 19th century Australian taxidermy; interviews with Dr Tony Gill, Macleay Museum

9.02.15

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2014 & Older

Crime, Punishment & Redemption: A Convict’s Story

A program about a book on the life of John Ward: love, history, convicts, crime, criminology and life on Norfolk Island; interviews with author June Slee

20.10.14

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Archaeological Tales and Testimony

A look at two Australian archaeology publications: a school text that engages with Indigenous history, and selections from “50 Objects, 50 Stories” from the Nicholson Museum; interviews with the authors

18.08.14

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Message Stick: Indigenous Identity

A program exploring an exhibition on contemporary art and Indigenous identity; interviews with Artbank curator Carrie Kibbler

18.8.2014

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Kindred – The Secret of Close Encounters Lie Buried Down Under

A program about the sci-fi short film Kindred – the first sci-fi film to star Indigenous Australians; interviews with writer/producer Josh Bryer

28.7.2014

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Conquest of Space

A program exploring intersections between contemporary art and science fiction in conversation with Dr Andrew Frost
30.06.2014
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East Coast Encounter

A program exploring first contact from the time of Cook’s mapping the east coast, and how these encounters resonate with artists today; interviews with journalist Jeff McMullen
2.06.2014
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Red

A program about the power and symbolism of the colour red, its origins and history, with surprising plotlines: piracy, war and international intrigue

5.05.2014
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Redlands Art Prize 2014

Interviews with guest curator, renowned artist Tim Johnson, about his practice and merit and mentorship, which this contemporary prize aims to foster between generations of artists
7.04.2014
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Suburban Noir

A program that looks at crime in Sydney's burbs in the 50s and 60s and artistic responses to imagery from the police forensic archive
10.03.2014
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Holiday and Memory

A program addressing the cultural significance of holidays and collective memories
10.02.2014
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Eat Your History

An in-depth look at Sydney’s food culture from 1788 to the 1950s through the exhibition ‘Eat Your History: A Shared Table’
2.12.2013
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The Dixon Story
Rhonda and Nadeena Dixon, daughter and granddaughter of activist Charles 'Chicka' Dixon, reall living life amidst the Struggle, and Chicka's campaign for Indigenous Rights

18.11.2013
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The Blake Prize

A program about the Blake Prize, awarded to art and poetry addressing ideas about spiritual thought, religion and human justice
21.10.2013
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Joy Before the Object

A program focusing on ‘the object’ and its treatment by artists and photographers
7.10.2013
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Tony Albert
A program devoted to the work of one of our most dynamic contemporary artists, Tony Albert

26.08.2013
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City of Shadows

A program exploring Sydney's underworld as seen through the police photographic archives
12.08.2013
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52 Suburbs Around the World

A program devoted to communities and neighbourhoods around the world

29.07.2013
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East of India

A program looking at the forgotten trade between Australia and India in the early days of the colony
15.07.2013
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Catching Light

A program exploring an exhibition of art using analogue and digital technologies
01.07.2013
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Redlands Art Prize 2013

A program about the Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize for contemporary art
20.05.2013
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Jenny Sages

A program devoted to the work of one of our most renowned portrait artists, Jenny Sages

27.04.2013
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True to Form

A program exploring the fascinating world of scientific models
8.04.2013
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Calling All Photofiles

A program looking at 30 years of photography, as represented in the premier magazine Photofile
11.03.2013
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TextaQueen

A program devoted to the work of one of our most intriguing contemporary artists, TextaQueen
25.02.2013
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Spirit in the Land

A program exploring an exhibition of focused on landscape
14.01.2013
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Bungaree: The First Australian

A program devoted to unravelling the colonial personage of Bungaree
24.9.2012
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Objects Through Time

A program devoted to Australian historical narratives explored through a virtual museum
30.7.2012
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Heads Up!

A potted history of the Archibald Portrait Prize

11.5.2011
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Home
A program exploring the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ latest survey exhibition of Koori work

5.11.2012
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Journeys with Ace Bourke

Chatting about curatorship, Indigenous art, Christian the lion and conservation

10.9.2012 and 25.5.2011
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Coral
A program that looks at one of our precious and threatened natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef, and specifically, its main life force, the coral

26.3.2012

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Blue Highways
A program exploring life on the old blue highways of America through Walkley Award winner Andrew Quilty's photography
7.5.2012

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Hello Dollies
A program that delves into the psychological and symbolic resonances of the doll

27.2.2012
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Five Bells – a Visual Ode to Sydney
A program about art, poetry and literature specifically focused on Sydney

30.1.2012
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House
A program exploring Sydney's colonial life through Sydney Living Museums' house collections and Still Life photographs by Robyn Stacey

21.11.2011

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Unity
A program devoted to ideas about work and political meaning

24.10.2011

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Needs versus Wants
A program exploring the development of shopping as a leisure pursuit in the colony

10.10.2011

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Green Bans Art Walk

A program devoted to ideas about neighbourhoods and heritage

15.8.2011
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52 Suburbs: A Search for Beauty in the Sydney 'Burbs’
A program devoted to ideas about community and aesthetics

1.8.2011

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Freedom Riders: Art and Activism 1960s to Now
A program devoted to Indigenous Rights

18.7.2011

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Waste Not: a Beautiful and Emotional Film about Garbage
A program devoted to ideas about saving the planet
1.6.2011
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Tattoo: Totem, Taboo, Art?

Talks with Geoff Ostling about the history of tattoo and his tattoo bodysuit – a living work of art by Ex de Medici
4.5.2011
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Your tagline fits right here...

From 2011 through 2018 Jane reviewed the Sydney art scene for Eastside Radio, producing and presenting her own show for Arts Monday. Jane’s cross disciplinary programs ranged from tattoo to photography; ancient history to social history; archaeology to Aboriginal art; science fact to science fiction; and contemporary art to conservation and environmental issues.

Black Mist Burnt Country

A program that revisits the history of the British atomic test program in Australia and examines the impact on people and land, as well as its on-going legacies: interviews with Dr Lee-Anne Hall, Director, Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest

25.07.2018

Feminist Art of the 1970s: interrogating 'the Gentle Arts'

A program delving into women’s ‘fancywork’ and the fine art and social history paradigms within which it has been assessed: interviews with AGNSW Curator Aust. Art Natalie Wilson

2.04.2018

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Other shows produced and Presented for Arts Monday

Lines in the Sand

A program that investigates aspects of Cockatoo Island’s institutional heritage through an in-situ exhibition

12.3.2012

Dragon

A program that looks at the significance of the dragon in Chinese art and culture

13.2.2012

Religion Sex Violence

A program exploring ePublishing and Patrick Flanagan's novel

7.11.2011

‘Now Showing’ Exhibition Reviews – Guest Spot on Arts Wednesday

Tayenebe: Tasmanian Aboriginal Women's Fibre Work

20.4.2011

Art + Soul: Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art

13.4.2011

Sin City: Crime & Corruption in 20th Century Sydney

6.4.2011

Annie Liebovitz, a Photographer's Life

30.3.2011

Exposed, Photography & the Classical Nude

23.3.2011