Ben Keene is the sound engineer, editor and composer on podcasts and videos for Witness. He graduated with distinction from the RMIT Digital Media Course in 2016 and was awarded the RMIT Higher Education Award. He is currently a casual academic and completing his Honours degree at RMIT. His sound design credits include the Melbourne Theatre Company, Expressions Dance Company, TheatreWorks, Hoy Polloy, Finucane Smith and Big West Festival. He works closely with Darrin Verhagen as part of the band Shinjuku Thief (with whom he completed additional composition for the AFI award nominated soundtrack The Boys in the Trees in 2016) and as a research assistant at AkE (Audiokinetic Experiments) Lab.
In this month’s Witness Podcast, Carissa Lee, Robert Reid and Alison Croggon look at the mechanisms of discourse. How do we manage conversations about the problems we face in our community, such as the revelations around #MeToo?
On The Witness Podcast this month, Carissa Lee and Alison Croggon discuss the recent controversy around the VCA dance work Where We Stand, which caught the attention of right wing commentators and faced calls to be banned.
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