This week on the ON ART Podcast, we speak with Gillian Armstrong – one of the leading figures behind the surge of Australian talent that broke into the film industry during the 1980s.
Rolf de Heer and Molly Reynolds are two of the most highly-regarded contributors to Australian screen culture. Known for the works they have created individually and in collaboration — Ten Canoes (2006), Another Country (2015) and The Tracker (2002) — they have historically foregrounded Indigenous culture and the experience of the Australian landscape.
South Australian Robert McFarlane has worked behind a camera for more than 50 years. He makes images that transport his audience into cinematic and captivating visual spaces and has photographed on the street, on set and within Aboriginal Australia. He has amassed a body of work that is a sincere reflection of the world.
In an industry subject to ever-changing cycles, fashions and fads, it’s an ongoing challenge to keep a successful and well-established wine label shining brightly, says Penfolds’ chief winemaker Peter Gago.
In the three years since mates Wes Heddles and Adam Carpenter decided to “have a crack” at making gin, Prohibition Liquor Co has won more than 20 awards and opened its own Tasting Room. And, as Heddles reveals in this podcast, they’re now looking to expand their brand further.
Tony Vidmar was a defensive lock for the Socceroos for 15 years, playing a major role in getting the team to its first World Cup in 32 years. In today’s podcast, Vidmar recalls the drama and elation of the crucial match that secured the team’s passage – and the crushing personal blow that followed.
She’s already helped change the face of regional dining in Australia – now Lake House owner and executive chef Alla Wolf-Tasker has her sights set on revolutionising food education.
Andrew Hunter – the head of Port Adelaide Football Club’s China engagement program – talks to Nicole Haack about the role sport can play in progressing international relations. He believes there’s much more to Port’s China strategy than attracting sponsorship.”