Press and Events


How to Catalog Pandemic History” by Shaena Montanari, Slate, March 16, 2021

What the Museum of 2020 May Look Like” by Diana Budds, New York Magazine, April 15, 2021

In the Wake of the Pandemic, Asian Americans Artists Confront Racism” by Irene Mei Zhi Shum, ArtsBlog, May 11, 2021


COVID19 & Its Afterlives considers the possibilities of the post-pandemic future. Bringing together writers, artists, curators, archivists, academics, and organizers, the series examines how the structural dynamics that predated COVID19–precarity, vulnerability, inequality–have been exacerbated by this past catastrophic year. Read essays commissioned by A/P/A Voices.


Shaping the Past is produced in partnership with the Goethe-Institut, Monument Lab, and Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (Federal Agency for Civic Education). The virtual exhibition is on view June-November 2021, and accompanying window projections are on view at the Goethe-Institut Montréal from July 15-September 25, 2021.


“Proliferating A/P/A Voices: A COVID-19 Public Memory Project” at the 2021 Virtual Oral History Association Meeting on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 5:30-7:00 p.m. EDT (links forthcoming)

Mending in Ongoing Crisis: Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander Voices and COVID-19 on Monday, February 22, 2021, 6:00-7:00 p.m. EST (watch the recording)

On Community Care: Documenting A/P/A Voices During COVID-19  on Thursday, December 3, 2020, 5:30-6:45 p.m. EST (watch the recording)

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