Untold WA

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Western Australia’s history, culture & arts podcast

 
 

About the first three episodes.

In 2019 we worked with the City of Perth’s cultural collections team, to uncover some of the lesser publicised stories of our history.

Episode 1 /// White City & The Perth Prohibited Area

Episode 2 /// The Coolbaroo League

Episode 3 /// Chinese & Italian Legacies

 

“She died, so they were real snakes and it was dangerous!

 

About Podcasting

For over 6 years we have been telling community-focussed stories across Perth and regional WA. Our purpose is to contribute towards a more empathetic and connected society, we do this by partnering with organisations looking to explore the deeper narrative. Our team covers the full podcasting process - story development, interviews, sound design and audio post production.

Elsa Silberstein on the streets of Perth interviewing for Creating Communities.

Elsa Silberstein on the streets of Perth interviewing for Creating Communities.

Creative writer and filmmaker, Mitchell Withers, shoots a project exploring Cerebral Vision Impairment.

Creative writer and filmmaker, Mitchell Withers, shoots a project exploring Cerebral Vision Impairment.

Mitchell scripts with City of Vincent Mayor, Emma Cole

Mitchell scripts with City of Vincent Mayor, Emma Cole

Tom trains Ryan Honschooten on using portable audio equipment. Ryan is a blind sailor and youth mentor. Barking Wolf worked with him to document his sea voyage for  “Taking Control: Growth and Discovery on the Leeuwin”

Tom trains Ryan Honschooten on using portable audio equipment. Ryan is a blind sailor and youth mentor. Barking Wolf worked with him to document his sea voyage for “Taking Control: Growth and Discovery on the Leeuwin”


Culturally Peculiar - suburban aspirations in modern Australia

As housing prices in our major cities continue to climb, the Australian dream of owning a suburban home becomes an even bigger mountain to conquer. but is it worth the hike?

This audio documentary produced in collaboration with visual artist Dan McCabe questions the Australian ideal of home ownership and the history behind Perth’s peculiar housing obsession. Piecing together a range of voices from urban planning experts, to those living without a home, this podcast foregrounds stories from the human side of housing, opening new conversations around Perth’s urban living conditions and the future aspirations of it’s residents.


Taking Control - growth and discovery on the Leeuwin

“There is no compensation on this voyage. It’s not been watered down (for people with disabilities)”

How would you go sailing the Indian Ocean blindly? And for a person with a disability, what are the biggest barriers to inclusion in modern society?

This audio documentary was facilitated by Barking Wolf in early 2019, who mentored a group of young people with vision impairment to document their personal sailing journey.