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LACMA × Snapchat: The Monumental Perspectives Podcast

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This podcast series is inspired by the LACMA × Snapchat: Monumental Perspectives initiative that uses augmented reality to explore monuments and murals, representation, and history. Monumental Perspectives brings together artists and technologists to create virtual monuments that explore just some of the histories of Los Angeles communities in an effort to highlight perspectives from across the region. This initiative is made possible by Snapchat. Additional support is provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. For more information visit lacma.org/monumental See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

This podcast series is inspired by the LACMA × Snapchat: Monumental Perspectives initiative that uses augmented reality to explore monuments and murals, representation, and history. Monumental Perspectives brings together artists and technologists to create virtual monuments that explore just some of the histories of Los Angeles communities in an effort to highlight perspectives from across the region. This initiative is made possible by Snapchat. Additional support is provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. For more information visit lacma.org/monumental See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Location:

United States

Description:

This podcast series is inspired by the LACMA × Snapchat: Monumental Perspectives initiative that uses augmented reality to explore monuments and murals, representation, and history. Monumental Perspectives brings together artists and technologists to create virtual monuments that explore just some of the histories of Los Angeles communities in an effort to highlight perspectives from across the region. This initiative is made possible by Snapchat. Additional support is provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. For more information visit lacma.org/monumental See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Language:

English


Episodes

S1 E4: Through the Portal with Megan Dorame

6/24/2021
Mercedes Dorame reclaims connection to the land and ancestral knowledge by exploring what it means to exist as a Native inhabitant of contemporary Tovaangar (Los Angeles). In this episode, listen to poetry by Mercedes's cousin, poet Megan Dorame and music by Robert Dorame, both inspired by Mercedes’s augmented reality monument Portal for Tovaangar. The Monumental Perspectives Podcast further explores the augmented reality monuments created through the LACMA × Snapchat: Monumental...

Duration:00:07:05

S1 E3 - Mercedes Dorame: Through the Portal with Robert Dorame

6/24/2021
Mercedes Dorame reclaims connection to the land and ancestral knowledge by exploring what it means to exist as a Native inhabitant of contemporary Tovaangar (Los Angeles). Inspired by her augmented reality monument Portal for Tovaangar, Mercedes Dorame converses with her father Robert Dorame, a Tongva mentor, artist, and musician. The two discuss stories of growing up in Los Angeles and what it means to have a future in a city that has worked to erase Tongva culture. The Monumental...

Duration:00:48:55

S1 E2 - Mercedes Dorame: Through the Portal with Dr. Ed Krupp

6/24/2021
Mercedes Dorame reclaims connection to the land and ancestral knowledge by exploring what it means to exist as a Native inhabitant of contemporary Tovaangar (Los Angeles). Inspired by her augmented reality monument Portal for Tovaangar, Mercedes Dorame converses with Dr. Edwin C. Krupp, Director of Griffith Observatory, to contextualize our potential relationship to the cosmos. The Monumental Perspectives Podcast further explores the augmented reality monuments created through the LACMA ×...

Duration:00:20:54

S1 E1 - Mercedes Dorame: Through the Portal with Dr. Wendy Teeter

6/24/2021
Mercedes Dorame reclaims connection to the land and ancestral knowledge by exploring what it means to exist as a Native inhabitant of contemporary Tovaangar (Los Angeles). Inspired by her augmented reality monument Portal for Tovaangar, Mercedes Dorame speaks with Dr. Wendy Teeter, Head Curator of Archaeology & Lecturer at the UCLA Fowler Museum, to peel back some of the concrete landscape in Los Angeles and get a view of the history and context that lie just beneath our feet. The...

Duration:00:25:07