In her second blog post, Tere Elizalde shares contextual information that benefited her in the inventory and archiving processes. She discusses A/V materials, damaged materials, and more.
In the first part of her blog, Hallie writes about how she adjusted the goals of her Fellowship to the needs of the collection in order to support the preservation and organization of materials as well as the creation of a traveling exhibition.
In the first part of his blog, Lingyu writes about the significance of Cambodian dance as a force for bringing people together and preserving historical memory in the diaspora community, and discusses his work on developing a digital library for Charya Burt Cambodian Dance.
In the first part of her blog, Tere writes about beginning her archive project at Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, what she has learned about the organization’s history, and how she delved into organizing the archives.
In the first part of his blog, Quentin Sledge describes his initial experience with exploring and beginning to organize Dayton Contemporary Dance Company’s archives, and his discovery of legal pads containing notes by the company’s founder Jeraldyne Blunden.
In their third blog post, Sarah discusses being on-site at AXIS, working in basement storage, inventorying A/V materials, organizing costumes, preparing archival materials for marketing, and more.
In the second part of their blog, Archiving & Preservation Fellow Sarah Nguyễn writes about the process of recording oral histories with the former artistic directors of AXIS Dance Company, and shares resources and templates for oral history projects.