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cardiCast Episode 41 – Dr. Jane Garner

Melbourne newCardigan Interview 2018 Recorded In Studio Dr. Jane Garner discusses her recent PhD research into Australian prisoners’ lived experiences of their libraries and the role that these services play in their lives. Jane conducted her research through interviews with both correctional facility staff and prisoners, across three states and territories and explores the experience […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Episode 40 – Zine-a-thon

Melbourne September 2018 cardiParty Recorded Live Over a pint or two at the Park Hotel, a small but passionate group of new initiates and confirmed Zine lovers got together to have a bit of a crafternoon. This recording is of the round table discussion on why Zines are great, as well as issues about cataloguing […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Episode 38 – Adrian Doyle

Melbourne July 2018 cardiParty Recorded Live Artist and Director of Dark Horse Experiment, Adrian Doyle, takes us on a tour of his exhibition and Dark Horse’s creative studio spaces. Adrian is discusses his current exhibition, as well as the juxtaposition of fine and urban art with humorous candour. We also travel through multiple studio spaces […] Read the whole post...

cardiParty 2018-11 Melbourne – Comics, Cosplay & Cons …and AGM

cardiParty 2018.11 – Melbourne – Cosplay, Cons, Comics and …AGM We have been talking about this for a little while and, as it is the season for dressing up as your favourite superhero, the time has come for a panel on the world of comics, cosplay and how to set up you own mini (or […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Episode 37 – Yana Braddock

Perth August 2018 cardiParty Recorded Live Yana Braddock and resident artists Charmaine Ball, Jane Grierson, and Marina Van Leeuwen, take us on a tour of Heathcote Galleries in Perth, exploring the history behind the foundation of this space, from a mental health facility to the creative space of today. The current exhibition is discussed by the artists […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Episode 36 – Cienan Muir

Melbourne newCardigan Interview 2018 Recorded In Studio Cienan Muir, Senior Project Officer at the Koori Youth Council and cosplayer discusses the importance of cosplay for indigenous youth and the burgeoning comic and geek scene that incorporates a wider variety of cultures than the mainstream would suggest. As part of the Indigenous Comic Con, which is […] Read the whole post...

cardiCast Episode 35 – Sarah Murphy

Perth June 2018 cardiParty Recorded Live Sarah Murphy, Manager of Interpretation and Collections, takes us on a tour of the heritage listed East Perth Cemeteries, exploring the history behind the foundation of this space, as well as ongoing maintenance and protocols that have been put in place to ensure the longevity of this important part […] Read the whole post...

cardiParty 2018-09 Zine-a-thon

For September, newCardigan is changing things up a little- we are taking the opportunity to get into some Zines! Find out more… Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – July 2018

Cool beans, we are all half way through the year (my, my doesn’t time fly) and it’s time for another GLAM Blog Club Wrap up. There was a deeply resplendent collection of thoughts from the GLAM sector on the topic of ‘Create’, so let’s give them all a moment on stage to show themselves off […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – October 2017

The month of September saw a baker’s dozen of GLAMBlogClub Posts on the topic of “Safe”. Some truly thought provoking writing was generated on many different permutations of the term. There were some musing on libraries being the original safe space for the writer and that disappearing into books and archive can offer a personal […] Read the whole post...

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