A DIGITAL AUDIO THEATRE EXPERIENCE
(EXP)LORE your WORLD. Experience lore.
(exp)lore is a fiction anthology podcast to be enjoyed in the community while social distancing. These site-specific stories take an imaginative dive into the past and future of Calgary’s inner city. Each episode immerses the audience in a rich audio play while they explore the world through a new lens.
Episode 6: Lola, Nanay, Anak
by Maggie Mackenzie and Kodie Rollan
After the loss of her grandmother, Jen, a third-generation Filipinx woman, comes to terms with her culture and her relationship with her mother and grandmother. Through a series of letters and flashbacks, Jen is taken through the immigrant's experience across three generations of Filipinx women. Lola, Nanay, Anak is a ritual; it's a prayer. It is a celebration of Filipinx matriarchs, community, and honours the immigrant's experience and how it carries forward throughout different generations.
Rundle Ruins, Victoria Park, Calgary SE
You should be listening to this episode at Rundle Ruin, a historical site in the Victoria Park neighbourhood of Southeast Calgary. It is located at 632 13 Ave SE, Calgary, AB.
HINT: Take a seat among the ruins.
Andrew G. Cooper
Production and Technical Director