cardiCast episode 87 – Bec Muir

Bec Muir is a librarian, researcher, and advocate. By weekday she works as Manager, Libraries West at Victoria University (Australia). By night and weekend she is PhD candidate at Charles Sturt University. In this episode, Bec speaks with Hugh about her inspiration for becoming a librarian, how libraries can better serve those with “invisible” disabilities, and why she is passionate about practitioner research.

This episode contains a brief mention of suicide and mental ill-health. Please ensure you are in an appropriate head space and surroundings to listen.

Recorded in Naarm (Melbourne) on Wurundjeri land.
Edited on unceded Awabakal and Worimi land.

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cardiCast episode 85 – Ethel Villafranca

In this episode of cardiCast, Dr Ethel Villafranca, Curator and Exhibitions Manager at the Museum of Chinese Australian History, discusses her career in museums and libraries that spans more than a decade specialising in museum education, administration and curatorship.

Ethel’s career began in her home county of the Philippines, before Ethel moved to Melbourne to complete a PhD at the University of Melbourne in the ARC Linkage Project Innovative Learning Environments and Teacher Change Project. Ethel’s thesis is entitled Curated learning: a pedagogical approach to maximise learning environments for students’ deep learning.

Ethel discusses the benefits of starting a career in the GLAMR sector in the graduate internship program at the Lamelson’s Center’s Spark Lab at the National Museum of American History in Washington, US.

Ethel shares the challenges of her work in a community museum, and how the variety of skills and experience over the past decade have prepared her for the many hats her and her colleagues take on at the Museum of Chinese Australian History.

Recorded in Naarm (Melbourne).
Edited on unceded Awabakal and Worimi land.

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cardiCast episode 84 – Rebecca Louise Clarke

In this episode of cardiCast we interview Rebecca Louise Clarke, writer (her book “The Monkey’s Mask: Film, Poetry and The Female Voice” was published in 2012), curator, PhD candidate of the Mother Archive project at Monash University (thesis will be published as a book), research associate at Museums Victoria, and Museum of Motherhood (Petersburg, USA) online resident.


cardiCast episode 79 – Pippa Budge

In this episode of cardiCast, Pippa Budge, Curator, Multi-Arts Pavilion, Lake Macquarie City Council, shares her journey to open a new gallery of digital art in Speers Point (NSW). Pippa has worked at ACMI, Museums Victoria, Columbia University (NY), Museum of the Moving Image (NY), Vision Education and Media (NY), The Metropolitan Museum of Art (NY), Acoustiguide (NY), Cineclub, National Gallery of Victoria, and Norman Carr Safaris (Zambia). Completed a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Hons) at University of Melbourne with an exchange program at the University of British Columbia, Masters of Teaching, Visual and Performing Arts at Melbourne University with an exchange program at the Rutgers Graduate School of Education (New Jersey).

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cardiCast episode 76 – Nathan mudyi Sentance and Jodie Dowd

In this episode of cardiCast, Jodie Dowd, Noongar woman, First Nations Cultural Collections Officer, and Nathan mudyi Sentance, Wiradjuri man, Digital Program Manager, at the Australian Museum share some insights into how life has been in NSW during lockdown, and their work on the Unsettled: Our untold history revealed exhibition. We also discuss the important work and emotional labour First Peoples experience working in the GLAMR sector sharing cultural knowledge, identity, and finding a work and life balance.

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cardiCast Episode 49 – Clare Williamson

Melbourne newCardigan Interview

Recorded In Studio

The eighth in our special cardiCast ‘Summer Series’…

Clare Williamson has worked in the GLAM sector for many years. Clare is currently Curator of Her Place Women’s Museum Australia, as well as freelance editor of GLAM publications. One of Her Place’s aims is: ‘‬To create a public space to honour Australian women and inspire girls.’ Clare has been instrumental in curating pop up exhibitions, bringing visibility to Her Place, and the ultimate aim to have a public space dedicated to telling women’s stories and preserving the history of women in Australia. Find out more about what led Clare on this career path.

If you found this interview helpful, please consider showing us that you #LoveYourCardi during February (or anytime you like really) and donate at https://newcardigan.org/donate

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