Older Women Live (OWL) is a collaborative, intergenerational podcast project that brings graduate student and sound producer Michelle Macklem together with elder community activist and radio host Rose Marie Whalley to re-examine decades of radio interviews that have taken Rose Marie around the world. Rose Marie has worked together with her interviewees to build in-depth perspectives of significant topics of social justice, civil rights, gender activism, ageing, and international justice (among a range of others). Each show, which features episodes which focus on a singular theme or topic, aims to bring forth narratives that are under or misrepresented, focusing on the stories of people we do not see in the mainstream news media. This partnership between ACT and OWL creates a space for intergenerational media making and storytelling.
For more information on the intergenerational collaboration between Michelle and Rose Marie, click here.
Find the podcast series on Soundcloud, here: https://soundcloud.com/act-project-516398867