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40:23
Soo Lon Moy and Ben Lau

Soo Lon Moy (70) speaks with her friend and colleague Ben Lau (62) about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the Chinese American Museum of Chicago, their lives, and the Chinese community in Chicago.

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38:15
Sara Chapman and Chelsey Thomas

Sara Chapman (38) has a conversation with her colleague Chelsey Thomas (24) about her work at Media Burn Archive, her experience learning from the community of filmmakers and audiences in Russia, how connectivity with global networks has changed during the...

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43:47
Eva Nye and Karin Abercrombie

Karin Moen Abercrombie (62) interviews her colleague Eva Nye (49) about her immigration journey from Sweden, navigating breast cancer and family life during the pandemic, and her work as an educator, artist and member of the Chicago Art Girls.

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41:27
Julia Mayer and Peter Vega

Julia Mayer (56) speaks with colleague Peter Vega (34) about their journeys to being Executive Directors of two non-profit arts organizations.

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40:13
Lawrence Seals and Jacob Campbell

Lawrence "Anton" Seals (46) speaks with his friend and colleague Jacob Campbell (44) about the changes they've undergone in 2020 during the pandemic, racial justice, and how they're looking toward the future.

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40:51
Anthony Hirschel and Amita Banerji

Amita Banerji (65) speaks to her colleague Anthony "Tony" Hirschel (63) about how the pandemic has transformed the arts, the digital expansion of audiences for the National Indo-American Museum (NIAM), the importance of creating and maintaining strong connections with community...

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41:05
Tatsuyuki Aoki and Michael Takada

Michael Takata (64) has a conversation with friend and colleague Tatsuyuki "Tatsu" Aoki (62) about how the performing arts have adjusted to their audiences during the pandemic, lessons from the younger generation, and the importance of recognizing the legacy of...

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40:30
Cairo Dye and Henry Godinez

Cairo Dye (23) interviews her former professor Henry Godinez (62) about teaching theatre during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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40:06
Surinder Martignetti and Zachary Whittenburg

Surinder Martignetti (45) and her friend and colleague, Zachary Whittenburg (40), talk about where they grew up, places they've lived, their dance education, and their work today for Chicago arts organizations during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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39:17
Nathan Ellstrand and Emiliano Aguilar

Friends and fellow PhD candidates, Nathan Ellstrand (33) and Emiliano Aguilar (28), talk about their interest in history, what they love about their fields of study, their research, and how their lives and their work has been impacted by the...

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25:44
Reyna Torres Mendivil and Claudia Castillo

Claudia Castillo (31) conversa con la Embajadora Reyna Torres Mendivil (53) acerca de cómo el Consulado General de México en Chicago se ha acercado a la comunidad mexicana en Illinois durante la pandemia, y cómo se han reinventado para ofrecer...

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40:06
Ivonne Romo and Juan Galeano

Ivonne Romo (30) speaks with her friend Juan Galeano (34) about their Latino/a backgrounds, their work in the non-profit community during COVID-19, and how the organizations they work with have been affected by the pandemic.

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40:34
Madison Hill, Samie Jo Johnson, and Joshua Micucci-D'amato

Roommates Madison Hill (23), Joshua Micucci-D'amato (27), and Samie Jo Johnson (27) talk about wearing many different hats as artists. They also discuss what resilience means to them, how systemic racism has risen to the forefront of their conversations this...

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39:24
Lisa Doi and Mary Doi

Mary Doi [no age given] interviews her daughter Lisa Doi (29) about her work as an organizer at Tsuru for Solidarity advocating for the Japanese American community, the history of the paper crane, the evolution of folk art in the...

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40:06
Andrew Leith and Jeremy Bucher

Andrew Leith (38) speaks with his friend and colleague Jeremy Bucher (33) about their mutual museums and collections work, what brought them to that work, and about how the Hellenic Museum used the pandemic to catalogue and digitize its collection.

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41:14
Jason Matsumoto and Mary Doi

Mary Doi (67) interviews her friend Jason Matsumoto (37) about Japanese Taiko drumming and his film career. He talks about how he has adapted the ensemble in 2020 to COVID-19 and to pay tribute to Black Lives Matter by performing...

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38:59
Lisa Labovitch and Anita Mechler

Anita Mechler (39) has a conversation with friend and colleague Lisa Labovitch (39) about how their work experiences as library archivists have changed with the pandemic. They also share some anecdotes about their mental health, relationships, and creativity shifts.

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35:12
Bryan Escareno and Alicia Zeimet

Alicia Zeimet (28) has a conversation with her partner Bryan Escareno (29) about how he has navigated the pandemic as an independent musician, and their reflections on adapting in these times.