• Panorama Rouen 1431
    created by Yadegar Asisi in 2016
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Velaslavasay Panorama Featured in the Los Angeles Times

Monday, 18 October 2021

The Velaslavasay Panorama was recently the subject of a full-length feature article in the Los Angeles Times. The article includes extensive commentary by founder and Artistic Director Sara Velas and Curator Ruby Carlson.

LA Times Staff Writer Deborah Netbrown writes evocatively of the uncanny transporting experiences offered at the Velaslavasay Panorama. Read at LA Times or download the article as a .pdf below.

The article features commentary by Sara Velas, Artistic Director of the Velaslavasay Panorama, and Ruby Carlson Co-Curator at the Velaslavasay Panorama. Velas serves as Co-President of the IPC and you can learn more about her work at www.panoramaonview.org and https://www.sssvelas.net/. Carlson serves on the IPC Advisor Board and you can explore her work at www.rubycarlsonstudio.com  and @1887to1904

A guide to the images:

Top Right | Our Kind of Weird (Cover, Print Edition, Los Angeles Times)

Middle Right | Close-up view of a the Shengjing Panorama, depicting an urban Chinese landscape during the years 1910 to 1930. The 360-degree immersive painting transports visitors to an extended moment of great technological change, global exchange and diversity in architecture, religions and culture. (Image, Madeleine Hordinski / Los Angeles Times) 

Bottom Right | Ruby Carlson, left, and Sara Velas inside the Velaslavasay Panorama. (Image, Madeleine Hordinski / Los Angeles Times)