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Order: Everywhere and Nowhere

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Illustration of two hands over a collage of layered circles in different colours and sizes, one containing a photo of a passport

Art: Kate Banazi

Across three episodes, we’re bringing you a special audio edition of Notes, the Wheeler Centre’s digital publishing series. For this edition, participants in our 2020 podcast development programme, Signal Boost have created audio stories around the theme 'Order'

It’s a word that brings to mind structure, organisation, command or subjugation. Think: the natural order, alphabetical order, out of order. It’s a title, descriptor, an alternative. A holy order, a tall order, or law and order? It can be a direction, or a request. Get your house in order. Take your marching orders.

In this episode, Karishma Luthria reflects on home, self-identity and nights that have you tossing and turning.


Portrait of Karishma Luthria

Karishma Luthria

Karishma Luthria is a Sydney-based, Mumbai-born and raised freelance audio producer and journalist. She frequently produces audio content for ABC RN, Guardian Australia and SBS News. She has an interest in audio storytelling that shares lived experiences across culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

She has previously produced and written for Reuters and community radio stations including FBi’s All the Best and 2SER. Karishma participated in the Wheeler Centre’s Signal Boost programme in 2020 and strongly believes it set her up for a career in Australia’s thriving audio industry.

Portrait of Beth Atkinson-Quinton

Beth Atkinson-Quinton

Beth Atkinson-Quinton is the Wheeler Centre's audio producer, and a broadcaster, audio producer, and artistic programmer living and working on the unceded lands of the Kulin Nation.

Beth is the co-founder of podcast network Broadwave where she mentors emerging audio producers. Beth presents weekly storytelling show The Glasshouse on Triple R, and is the former Creative Producer of Express Media, where she managed the annual program of events, publications, prizes, and fellowships.

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