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Books and Arts - Full program podcast

ABC Radio National

Arts, Literature, Performing Arts, Visual Arts

Complete episode: Join Michael Cathcart and Sarah Kanowski for ABC Radio National's Books and Arts: Australia's only national broadcast devoted to literature and the arts. Published Mondays to Saturdays.

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Gender and the arts, performance artist Casey Jenkins, American writer Helen Ellis, and great women in Australian history

March 7th, 2016

Episode 444 of 664 episodes

On International Women's Day, we ask do men still run the arts? We talk to writer and theatre-maker Van Badham on that issue. And performance artists Casey Jenkins is knitting a response to the online abuse she received for her controversial artwork, much of it from other women. And you hear from author Helen Ellis, who is a champion poker player, a contented housewife, and a writer of hilarious short stories.

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