By Megan Spencer
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Auspicious Plastic is a podcast about ‘objects’ that bring meaning to our lives, and make us happy. Presented and produced by broadcaster MEGAN SPENCER, guests discuss the things in their lives that are precious to them, and how and why that might be – especially those made of plastic and/or of the Tupperware variety! Episodes released monthly.
||CleanAuspicious Plastic – Episode Eleven||Episode 11: Lucia & Roly Lucia is an old friend – an Australian ex-pat who’s now ensconced in the beautiful English countryside, surrounded by animals and nature. Meeting in the...||2/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAuspicious Plastic – Episode Ten||Episode 10: Carrie King Carrie King lives and works in Berlin. Originally from Ireland, she travels light – except when it comes to her beloved trove of personal diaries, which...||1/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAuspicious Plastic – Episode Nine||Episode 09: Casey Jenkins Casey Jenkins is an “endurance performance artist” from Melbourne, best-known for her 2013 “craftivist” work “Casting Off My Womb”. During it she knitted a huge textile from...||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAuspicious Plastic – Episode Eight||Episode 08: Vanessa Ellingham It’s the day before Vanessa Ellingham‘s birthday and the day after the 2017 German Federal Election. Immigration looms large for both: Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing party loses...||9/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAuspicious Plastic – Episode Seven||Episode 07: Danny Walsh While living in Berlin I had the good fortune to meet Melbourne musician, Danny Walsh. A mutual friend introduced us: she’d photographed Danny and partner Emma...||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAuspicious Plastic – Episode Six||Episode 06: Sarah Pepin Sarah Pepin is a Berlin-based culture journalist who I met at the 2017 Berlinale. On visiting her apartment I encountered an impressive ornate old wooden sideboard...||7/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAuspicious Plastic – Episode Five||Episode 05: Amy Brand Originally from Darwin, Amy Brand is a sustainability project officer now based in Melbourne. Amy is a passionate advocate for the environment and sustainable living –...||6/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAuspicious Plastic – Episode Four||Episode 04: Robyn Overell Robyn Overell and my Mum lived next door to each other for 35 years. Over the fence and around the kitchen table they shared a special...||5/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAuspicious Plastic – Episode Three||Episode 03: Michael Pieracci Michael Pieracci is an American “installed” in Berlin. A creative project manager, “photographer, presenter, traveller and drinker of tea”, Michael gave an engaging talk about ‘tools’...||5/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAuspicious Plastic – Episode Two||Episode 02: Anna Brownfield Anna Brownfield is a “feminist erotic” filmmaker, a ‘gun’ crafter and an old friend! She’s always inspired me with her resourcefulness, dedication to DIY and making....||5/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAuspicious Plastic – Episode One||Episode 01: Delma and Katherine Calcagno I begin with one of my Mum’s contemporaries, my dear Aunty Delma and lovely cousin Katherine. The former is a five-decade-long “obsessed” Tupperware collector...||5/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|