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Performed Encounter: Playing the Interview Columbia University May 5 and May 12, 5pm-8pm 509 Knox Hall - 606 W. 122nd St., New York, NY 10027 - View Map Instructors: Nicki Pombier Berger & Liza Zapol This hands-on workshop explores the many possibilities at the intersection of theater and oral history, looking...

Image by Jennifer Wen Ma, Embodied Mapping Workshop, April 18, 2015. This residency was focused on the site of Pier 42, in the Lower East Side. A team of artists explored the notion of Embodied Mapping, using multi-disciplinary scores, practices, prompts and exercises. This mapping process was personal and...

I was an oral historian for the Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations Project (CBBG) started by Sady Sullivan at Brooklyn Historical Society from 2012-2014. The project was featured on the cover of the Arts Section of the New York Times. For an example of the work of CBBG, You can listen to...

  My thoughts about the National September 11 Memorial and Museum were noted in this article in Tablet Magazine. Read the whole paper quoted by writer Julia Bosson here: "The Museum as Ventriloquist: The Use of Oral History at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum." The paper was included...

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="191" caption="Cleveland!"][/caption] I presented at the OHA Conference on Creative Collaborations Between Oral Historians and Museums, focusing on my work with the Tenement Museum and the Whitney Museum. PANEL:  "Masters of Oral History: Columbia University OHMA Students Using Oral History." Cleveland Marriott at Key Center, Salon...

My ongoing work with the Whitney Museum, facilitating conversations and conducting oral histories in the Meatpacking District, was featured in the Whitney Museum Education Blog....

My Multimedia Project, September 11, 2011 at The Metropolitan Museum, was featured on the homepage of The Metropolitan Museum website for over a week, a site which gets 40,000,000 visitors a year! Here's what the website says: Zapol's film reveals the role of the Museum as...