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Jun 21, 2014 at 7:30 pm

Forgive Us Our Trespasses: 99% Invisible Talks Design and Dramaturgy

With Sam Greenspan and Alex Goldman. Moderated by Andrea Silenzi.

99% Invisible‘s Sam Greenspan and TLDR’s Alex Goldman will co-present the radio story “Heyoon” (running time: 27:08, 2013).

Discussion afterwards will be geared towards how the past was reconstructed using actors and sound design. Discussion will also address ethics (of what is permissible to recreate) and dramaturgy (the research required to make an artistic creation still hold up as truthful).

Andrea Silenzi  will moderate.

About 99% Invisible:

99% Invisible is a tiny radio show about design, architecture & the 99% invisible activity that shapes our world.

The show started life as a project of KALW public radio in San Francisco and the American Institute of Architects in San Francisco. We are distributed by PRX on PRX Remix and public radio stations around the country.

99% Invisible…is completely wonderful and entertaining and beautifully produced…”

-Ira Glass, This American Life

“We think what [99% Invisible] is doing is inspiring. It has a kind of rhythm and musicality that you don’t normally find in radio or podcast storytelling.”

-Jad Abumrad, Radiolab

“I love the show. It’s wonderful. [It] actually reminded me of why I love radio.”

-Jonathan Goldstein, CBC’s WireTap

27 min

sam_greenspanSam Greenspan quit his job at NPR to become the first staff producer at 99% Invisible. He got his start in radio at WSLR, a community radio station in Sarasota, Florida. He now lives in Oakland, California.





goldmanAlex Goldman is the co-host and creator of the TLDR podcast, and a producer for WNYC’s On the Media. In high school he did a lot of trespassing.





andreaAndrea Silenzi is the senior producer of The Gist With Mike Pesca and host of Why Oh Why? on WFMU.





Jun 21, 2014
7:30 pm

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