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I collaborated with the Smithsonian Sidedoor Podcast to feature Frank Holliday and the Visual Arts And the AIDS Epidemic Oral History Project. Frank is an incredible storyteller, and his narrative about the 1980s in NYC (featuring Keith Haring, Warhol, Madonna, and others) and the...

Within Silence: HIV/AIDS and the Visual Arts at the Oral History Association in October 2018, led by Liza Zapol and Ted Kerr, about the Smithsonian Visual Art and AIDS Epidemic Oral History Project. Svetlana Kitto discusses the presentation (and others) at the link below. 2018 Oral...

Oral histories which I conducted with Bill King and David Driskell about their work and history with the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture are featured in this exciting film, The Pivot. The film was produced by Skowhegan for one of their recent galas. ...

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...

Join me at the Whitney Museum for a memory mapping experiment as we celebrate the Whitney's first anniversary in the Meatpacking District and Jane Jacobs' 100th birthday.  ...

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...