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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Music by Professor Kliq ‘Work at night’ Movements EP.
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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 77 – Violet Hamence-Davies

In this episode of cardiCast, Violet Hamence-Davies, archivist at Good Shepherd Australia NZ and Convenor of the Australian Society of Archivists (ASA) Victorian Branch, shares insights into her work as an archivist, completing a Master of Business Information Systems in 2020, her current PhD research at Monash University, and juggling all of the above during a pandemic. Violet also has mad video editing skills which you can check out in the following ASA VIC videos: World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, International Archives Week, and World Digital Preservation Day.

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Music by Professor Kliq ‘Work at night’ Movements EP.
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cardiCast episode 74 – Siobhán Motherway

In this episode of cardiCast, Siobhán Motherway, Manager, Public Information at Museums Victoria, shares insights about the important work of the Ask Us team based at Melbourne Museum in facilitating access to collections, research, identifying specimens and artefacts, and processing donation offers. We also reflect on Siobhán’s Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and Philosophy, Master of Cultural Heritage (Hons), and her fascinating PhD research (currently on hold) analysing case studies of the use of soundscapes in museum exhibitions. Also talented in pottery, follow her work @siobhan.the.potter and see some of her beautiful pieces in the Treasures of the Natural World exhibition when Melbourne Museum reopens.

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cardiCast episode 70 – Arts Centre Melbourne

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Recorded Live

The first cardiParty of 2020 has set the bar high with a massive tour of the Arts Centre Melbourne, inclusive of the Archive Store which host the Australian Performing Arts Collection, the Australian Music Vault Exhibition, as well as it’s Research Centre.

It took 5 tour guides, the careful navigation evening performance attendees, hidden rooms, leather jackets and one very enthusiastic coffee grinder to make this podcast!

Many thanks to Alison Wishart (Head of the Arts Centre curatorial team), Margaret Marshall (Curator of Theatre and Popular Entertainment), Ian Jackson (Assistant Curator of Theatre and Popular Entertainment), Olivia Jackson (Curator of the Australian Music Vault) and Claudia Funder (Coordinator of Research Services) for being amazing tour guides. They will be a hard act to follow!

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Music by Professor Kliq ‘Work at night’ Movements EP.
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