Dance/USA Archiving & Preservation Fellow Sasha Jelan reflects on the unexpected silver lining from the extension and redesign of her Archiving Fellowship due to COVID-19, and describes the goals she tackled in her second summer with Viver Brasil.
Dance/USA Archiving & Preservation Fellow Sumi Matsumoto reflects on her second summer working with World Arts West and breaks down the research and considerations that go into selecting an archival database software.
Archiving & Preservation Fellow Sarah Nguyễn reflects on incorporating people-first and disability-first language in archival description, to balance searchability with flexibility and adaptability.
Archiving Fellow Sumi Matsumoto reflects on her first summer working with World Arts West to develop an archival database that will support a web portal making available the rich archives of the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival.
How to harness your dance company resources during the global pandemic for engaging audiences and preserving your archival assets. Hear from a dance archivist and a company director.
Now is a great time to assess, manage and utilize your archival and digital assets. Overwhelmed by the explosion in digital content that needs to be preserved? Read on.
The fourth and final of Archiving Fellow Daina Coffey’s blogs focuses on the Chicago Dance History Project’s role as a community-based, dancer-run organization, as well as her work organizing vast digital collections.
Building on her second blog post, Archiving Fellow Daina Coffey expands on the ideas of interactivity in the archive which guided her work curating an exhibit for the Joel Hall Dancers and Center’s “Legacy Concert”