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A LIMINAL SPACE

Arts & Culture Podcasts

In these times of great change and miscommunication, A Liminal Space seeks to create and foster a safe and engaging online platform, to initiate and encourage long-form discussions, deep conversation and thought. Invited guests will be visionaries who cross borders and push boundaries with their work, their art, and their thought. Adventurers, risk takers, explorers, shamans, storytellers, healers, dreamers, rebels, scientists, intellectuals, philosophers, and seekers of a deeper truth. And ultimately, those who are working towards making the world a more empathetic, equal and loving place in which to live. Welcome to A Liminal Space.

In these times of great change and miscommunication, A Liminal Space seeks to create and foster a safe and engaging online platform, to initiate and encourage long-form discussions, deep conversation and thought. Invited guests will be visionaries who cross borders and push boundaries with their work, their art, and their thought. Adventurers, risk takers, explorers, shamans, storytellers, healers, dreamers, rebels, scientists, intellectuals, philosophers, and seekers of a deeper truth. And ultimately, those who are working towards making the world a more empathetic, equal and loving place in which to live. Welcome to A Liminal Space.

Location:

Australia

Description:

In these times of great change and miscommunication, A Liminal Space seeks to create and foster a safe and engaging online platform, to initiate and encourage long-form discussions, deep conversation and thought. Invited guests will be visionaries who cross borders and push boundaries with their work, their art, and their thought. Adventurers, risk takers, explorers, shamans, storytellers, healers, dreamers, rebels, scientists, intellectuals, philosophers, and seekers of a deeper truth. And ultimately, those who are working towards making the world a more empathetic, equal and loving place in which to live. Welcome to A Liminal Space.

Language:

English


Episodes

EP#16 - Tribes, Consciousness, Connection & Plant Medicine. (Bruce Parry)

2/23/2021
Bruce Parry is a documentary filmmaker, indigenous rights advocate, author, explorer and former Royal Marines commando officer. He is most well known for his multiple BBC documentary series: Tribe, Amazon and Arctic – where he lived with remote indigenous communities, highlighting important environmental and other issues faced by these tribes. Bruce’s latest film project is a feature-length documentary called “TAWAI – A Voice from the Forest”. Focussing on the Penan of Borneo, one of the...

Duration:01:07:45

EP#15 - The role of death in life, and our search for meaning. (Sheldon Solomon)

12/13/2020
Sheldon Solomon is an experimental social psychologist at Skidmore College in the United States. He is the co-developer of "Terror Management Theory", and co-author of the book "The Worm at the Core: On the Role of Death in Life", and he has been featured in several films (Flight from Death), television documentaries and radio interviews. Sheldon's life work is based on the concept that our knowledge and fear of death is at the core of the human experience and condition, and the hidden...

Duration:01:23:33

EP#14 - How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World (Tyson Yunkaporta)

11/1/2020
Can Indigenous thinking save the world? Tyson Yunkaporta's new book "Sand Talk" explores this question, offering techniques and processes for living and learning. It's a book of sense-making, bringing clarity to complexity, and is making a huge impact around the globe. Tyson is a member of the Apalech Clan in far north Queensland, in Australia, and is also a senior lecturer in indigenous knowledges at Deakin University in Melbourne, working extensively with Aboriginal languages and in...

Duration:01:13:57

EP #13 - The transformative power and magic of music. (HIATUS / Cyrus Shahrad)

10/25/2020
Cyrus Shahrad is a British Iranian musician, releasing music under the name HIATUS. His music combines soft piano melodies with electronic music and haunting soundscapes, heavily influenced by his Iranian roots and film soundtracks … taking listeners on deep and hypnotic journeys. Cyrus is also a journalist, novelist and film critic; Using his writing to explore, and attempt to make sense of the world around him. Some of the things we discuss include: Finding your voice as an artist and...

Duration:01:21:35

EP #12 - Jet Stream Superman: Embracing your fears for a fulfilled life. (Marc Hauser)

10/13/2020
Marc Hauser is a Swiss skydiver, adventurer, motivational speaker and entrepreneur. He holds the world record for the fastest horizontal free fall, traveling at 304km/hr without wings, and without a tail wind. And he is the first person to sky dive into the jet stream – a high-altitude, fast-flowing air current in the atmosphere, which is believed to contain 20 times the energy needed for all of humanity, documented in the film "Chasing the Jet Stream". This discussion goes deep on many...

Duration:01:06:10

EP #11 - Rites of passage: Creating liminal space for personal growth. (Dr. Arne Rubinstein)

10/5/2020
Dr. Arne Rubinstein is an internationally recognised expert on adolescent development and rites of passage, with 30 years experience as a medical doctor (family & emergency medicine), counsellor, author, mentor, speaker and workshop facilitator. He is the founder of The Rites of Passage Institute, whose programs have been attended by more than 200,000 young people around the world, which helps boys and girls to successfully make a safe and healthy transition to adulthood – to strengthen...

Duration:00:58:01

EP #10 - Can Indigenous wisdom change the world? (Hineani Tunoa Roberts)

9/16/2020
With an Australian mother and Indigenous Māori father, Hineani's mixed upbringing has provided her with a very unique lens through which she sees the world, and in this discussion she invites us to consider; Can Indigenous wisdom change the world? Hineani Tunoa Roberts (ko Rongowhakaata iwi) works as a media artist in Naarm (Melbourne). Her work takes inspiration from visual symbolism found in traditional Māori art and its strong design principles. She combines digital printmaking...

Duration:01:10:44

EP #9 - CHASING YOUR DREAMS : Adventure, exploration & a sustainable life in the great outdoors (Jon Muir)

8/31/2020
Jon Muir is one of the world’s greatest mountaineers and explorers. He was the first Australian to reach the summit of Mt Everest alone, and has walked to both the North and South poles. Perhaps Jon's greatest achievement was walking alone across Australia, covering 2,500kms in 128 days, traveling through the driest of Australian deserts with only his dog Seraphine for company - totally reliant on the landscape around him for his food, shelter and ultimate survival. Jon also filmed this...

Duration:01:17:44

EP #8 - A REBEL CLOWN : Sharing hope, love & compassion with the world (Sabine Choucair - Clown Me In)

8/28/2020
Sabine Choucair is a Lebanese humanitarian clown, storyteller and performer – with qualifications in performing arts from London, and social therapy from New York. She is the co-founder of “CLOWN ME IN” – a group that uses the art of clowning to fight social injustice, spreading laughter and providing relief in refugee camps and disadvantaged communities around the world. Sabine is also a member of Clowns Without Borders, and is the artistic director of “The Caravan Project” – an...

Duration:00:57:25

EP #7 - Defending the rights of the world's most vulnerable (Felicity Gerry QC - Australian Barrister of the year 2020)

8/23/2020
Originally from the Uk and now based in Australia, Felicity Gerry is a barrister and QC who specialises in representing the world's most vulnerable people, and was recently awarded "Barrister of the Year" at the Australian Law Awards 2020. Felicity mainly works in the fields of human trafficking, modern slavery, sex trafficking, torture, terrorism, war crimes and female genital mutilation, with a specific interest in issues related to women. Felicity is also an educator, public speaker,...

Duration:00:52:16

EP #6 - Art, activism & protest to plant the seeds of change (Chips Mackinolty)

8/17/2020
From his early days in the 1970’s protesting in the streets of Sydney against the Vietnam War, and being arrested at the very first Mardi Gras, Chips Mackinolty has made a career from his provocative art and activism, and his weapons of choice are generally screen printing, graphic design and radical poster art. Chips is also a journalist and government adviser, and for the past forty years has been very active in supporting Aboriginal art and artists, and using his own art to bring...

Duration:01:05:51

EP #5 - Storytelling for a more conscious & compassionate world (Alan Dean Foster)

8/6/2020
Alan Dean Foster is a true Renaissance man. He is an American writer of science fiction and fantasy, best known for his many novelizations of film scripts including Star Trek, Alien, Terminator, Transformers and Star Wars ... which he ghost wrote for George Lucas. He has also written several book series and more than twenty stand-alone novels, many of which have strong environmental and ecological elements to them, and his work has been translated into more than fifty languages. Alan is...

Duration:01:16:10

EP #4 - An Aboriginal man's personal journey towards reconciliation (Henry Purcell)

7/25/2020
HENRY PURCELL is an aboriginal Australian, who was given up for adoption as a baby, and raised by non-aboriginal parents. Today he works in child protection, working for the same Aboriginal-controlled organisation that facilitated his own adoption. Henry is also an activist and DJ, performing under the name DJ fosters. He hosts his own radio show, and uses music as a way to bring people together, share messages, raise issues, and improve emotional health and wellbeing. In this...

Duration:01:22:41

EP #3 - Meditation & mindfulness to improve mental health, wellbeing and happiness (Ray Good)

7/21/2020
Listed as one of the world's Top 100 DJs in the 1990's, RAY GOOD discovered meditation as a way to improve his own mental health, wellbeing and happiness. Today he is a meditation and mindfulness practitioner and coach, teaching these techniques to help the lives of others. In this episode, Ray discusses many ways that mindfulness and meditation can be used to improve wellbeing and mental health, and lead to greater happiness in our lives. He also talks about the concept of...

Duration:01:04:49

EP #2 - Epidemic modelling and analysis : Covid-19 pandemic ( Omer Tzuk)

7/21/2020
OMER TZUK is a scientist and philosopher, currently working in the Laboratory for Epidemic Modelling and Analysis at Tel-Aviv University in Israel, where he is using mathematical modelling and statistical analysis to predict the spread of the Covid-19 virus. Omer provides an extraordinary insight, right from the scientific frontline in the fight against the global Covid-19 pandemic, and I’m sure you won’t want to miss what he has to say.

Duration:01:26:23

EP #1 - Activist filmmaking as a tool for social and political change (Iara Lee)

7/20/2020
IARA LEE is the founder of Cultures of Resistance Films, whose mission is to create and distribute films that advance public awareness about issues of social and economic justice, and that showcase creative efforts to promote peace and protect human rights. Iara speaks with an optimism and positivity that is contagious, and it’s impossible to not be touched, moved, inspired and motived by her words, and more importantly, her actions.

Duration:00:53:30