Best Day Worst Day Podcast Series

A 12-part podcast series from some of Australia's most longstanding LGBTQIA+ community advocates.

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This is a podcast where Sam Elkin has a chat with different LGBTIQA+ activists and creatives and asks them to tell him about a good day they’ve had and a bad day they’ve had.

EPISODE 1 – CREATRIX TIARA 

Creatrix Tiara is a creative producer, writer and performance artist who is interested in exploring liminality, community, and identity through the perspective of a queer genderqueer immigrant disabled femme of colour.

EPISODE 2 – JOE BALL

Joe Ball is a longstanding LGBTIQA+ activist and CEO of Switchboard Victoria. Joe identifies as trans.

EPISODE 3 – TONY BRIFFA

Tony is a world leading intersex human rights activist.

EPISODE 4 – SUSAN MACO FORRESTER

Susan Maco Forrester is a Queer Somali-Australian sound and visual artist. As a child Susan migrated from London to Australia with her family and lives and works on the lands of the people of the Kulin Nations, in Melbourne Victoria Australia. As an accomplished digital artist and creative producer, Susan specialises in community based, contemporary arts and cultural projects.

EPISODE 5 – CLAIRE SHIONA

Claire Shiona is a national diversity and inclusion officer, bisexual advocate, Judith Lucy enthusiast, co-organiser of Tomboy Melbourne and DJ Bangerz ‘n’ Mash.

EPISODE 6 – BASTIAN FOX PHELAN

Bastian Fox Phelan is a writer, musician and zinemaker living in Mulubinba Newcastle, Australia on the land of the Awabakal people. Bastian is currently writing a memoir about female facial hair, which will be published later this year by Giramondo. They are part of dream pop duo Moonsign.

EPISODE 7 – KATHLEEN WILLIAMS

Dr Kathleen Williams is a researcher of media and technology, memory and materiality at the University of Tasmania. She is currently working on a history of broadcast failures, or silences, in order to speculate what the future of broadcast may look like.

EPISODE 8 – NIKKI VIVECA

Nikki Viveca is a multidisciplinary artist, whose work encompasses standup, performance poetry, dance, theatre and improv and in any genre is reliably queer AF. She has been seen recently in her solo show Wasp Movie and in the cabaret spectacular Gender Euphoria.

EPISODE 9 – PAUL KIDD

EPISODE 10 – CB MAKO

EPISODE 11 – AD’M MARTIN

EPISODE 12 – PETER WAPLES-CROWE

 

Supported by NWMPHN, VicHealth and Creative Brimbank.

Best Day Worst Day Podcast Series