Welcome back to Digital Salon Podcast, Season 2: The Collective. For our first episode, we take you to the scale of global memory, as a collaborative group of sound artists and architects, led by Lena Pozdnyakova and Yara Feghali, walk us through the streets of Beirut, past and present, to reflect on collective trauma, grief, and healing.
A critical playlist diagnoses our present day situation as passengers aboard globalized capital’s ship of fools. Episode by Teo Wickland.
In this week's episode, members of the Center for Planetary Intelligence Band reflect on technology in the age of COVID, surveying the highs and lows in conversation, and veering way off track with no look back. For additional musing on washing machines, internal combustion, cooking, optics, dump trucks and Duḥkha visit digitalsalonpodcast.org to listen to Part 2 of Production in the Age of Data Sprawl.
In our pilot, we pay tribute to the writer and activist Arundhati Roy, through a reading of the first chapter of her newest novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, and discuss the episodes to come. Episode by Jacqueline Barrios & Gus Wendel. digitalsalonpodcast.org/First-Portal
Tune into the soundscapes of LA’s ethnic supermarkets and the story of the essential work they perform in urban space. Episode by Brady Collins. digitalsalonpodcast.org/esta-tienda-me-importa-mucho