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Student showcase: Blue Poles podcast

Simone Penkethman

<p>Painter Jackson Pollock dropping paint on to a canvas</p>

Photo by Martha Holmes/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images

<p>Painter Jackson Pollock dropping paint on to a canvas</p>

This three part podcast series, produced by Australian National University student, Simone Penkethman in 2019, delves into the importance and significance of arguably Australia’s most famous artwork, Blue Poles. The podcast weaves together narratives from different times and perspectives to tell the story of a monumental, abstract impressionist work, and the social and political context in which it was received in Australia in the 1970s.

Blue Poles episode 1
Blue Poles episode 2
Blue Poles episode 3

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