Two well known cultural figures sit down for a free-ranging conversation about their passions, inspirations, shared experiences, and creative processes. Whether from the same field or completely different areas of art and culture, these mavericks quiz and compare notes about their creative lives, giving the audience a deeper insight into the minds of the people who challenge and shape our cultural landscape.
A five-part series featuring some of our most iconic artists, performers, cultural leaders and all round troublemakers. Each week we meet a different pair of mavericks for a free-ranging and intimate conversation.
Leah Purcell meets up with double-Logie Award winner Miranda Tapsell to discuss boxing, acting and their respective journeys from small home towns into the hearts and living rooms of the nation.
Grayson Perry, UK Turner prize winning ceramicist, cross-dresser & provocatueur, meets comedian, actor, writer Magda Szubanski to discuss art, comedy, therapy, shedding their alter egos & the meaning of “daggy” & “cool”.
Archibald prize-winning painter and activist Ben Quilty and indigenous filmmaker and visual artist Warwick Thornton discuss their work, passions, shared experiences and takes on the world.
Popular ABC RN host & godfather of the Australian film industry Phillip Adams meets up with comedian/actor/composer & confirmed atheist Tim Minchin to discuss life, art, identity & religion.
Journalist and raconteur Jon Ronson meets up with fellow ‘Gonzo’ journalist & author John Safran to compare notes on the dangers of meeting conspiracy theorists and joining the KKK. (Final)
Meet The Mavericks Complete Series
Published on: May 19, 2016 @ 13:57