See My Work
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 C, October 13, 8:30-10am
I particularly liked the theme of the conference this year
“Sing It Out, Shout It Out, Say It Out Loud: Giving Voice through Oral History” focusing on the transformation of oral histories into other forms.
What: Seniors and the City: Stories of New York
When: Residency is four months. Performances will be held Friday, June 15 at 7pm & Saturday, June 16 at 2pm
Where: Senior Center at Saint Peter’s Church
619 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022
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 a place for individuals to remember, to contemplate, to seek meaning and solace in works of art, and, ultimately, to come together.
Watch the piece by clicking here
At the Metropolitan Museum November 15, 2011 until January 22, 2012.
Opposite the 9/11 Peace Story Quilts, in the Uris Education Center
Memories of September 11, 2001, ten years later.
Interviews with visitors, educators, artist Faith Ringgold, and young artists.
Exploration of The 9/11 Peace Story Quilt (created by Faith Ringgold and the InterRelations Collaborative).
Direction & Interviews: Liza Zapol
Photography: Amanda Kowalski
Commissioned by: The Metropolitan Museum, New York City, 2011.
“The children came up with… something that was so beautiful and peaceful, out of something that was so ugly and violent.”