Digital Salon Podcast
#CancelRent: Digital Organizing and Collective Struggle in a Global Pandemic

#CancelRent: Digital Organizing and Collective Struggle in a Global Pandemic

June 26, 2021

For our second episode, UHI alum Dr. Brady Collins and professor of Political Science at Cal Poly Pomona tells a story about collective struggle during the pandemic by tuning into the ways the coalition Healthy LA navigates the bureaucratic dissonance of a call-in public comment system.

#TalkAboutBeirut

#TalkAboutBeirut

June 22, 2021

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.

Cruising On A Ship of Fools: Renaissance Reason, Modern Civilization, and the Covid Pandemic

Cruising On A Ship of Fools: Renaissance Reason, Modern Civilization, and the Covid Pandemic

September 4, 2020

A critical playlist diagnoses our present day situation as passengers aboard globalized capital’s  ship of fools. Episode by Teo Wickland.

Production in the Age of Data Sprawl

Production in the Age of Data Sprawl

August 29, 2020

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.

Sounds of Home: Nostalgia & Discovery

Sounds of Home: Nostalgia & Discovery

August 21, 2020

In this episode, a global sonic archiving project remixes our journeys home. Episode by Cassie Hoeprich, Akana Jayewardene & Ru’a Al-Abweh.

A Bruin Walk: The Campus Under Pandemic

A Bruin Walk: The Campus Under Pandemic

August 14, 2020

Listen to the uncommon quiet and radical emptiness that is UCLA’s campus during the shutdown. Episode by Genevieve Carpio.

First Portal: Reading With Arundhati Roy

First Portal: Reading With Arundhati Roy

August 8, 2020

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

Esta Tienda Me Importa Mucho

Esta Tienda Me Importa Mucho

August 8, 2020

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

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