In her second blog post, Archiving Fellow Daina Coffey outlines the strategies, challenges, and successes of curating a multimedia exhibit to celebrate the history of Chicago-based Joel Hall Dancers and Center.
In the sixth and final post about her Archiving Fellowship, Carolina reflects on what she learned from the experience, and discusses the need for flexible and scalable approaches to dance archives.
In the fifth post about her Archiving Fellowship, Carolina writes about working on the personal papers of choreographer Elle Johnson at UCLA, and how archives can fill in historical gaps.
In the fourth post about her Archiving Fellowship, Carolina writes about continuing her work on indexing audiovisual materials at Lula Washington Dance Theatre, and how this work supports the company.
In the first of four blog posts, Archiving Fellow Daina Coffey reflects on how her notions of “the archive” expanded during her work as a Fellow with Chicago Dance History Project and the Joel Hall Dance Center.
In the third post about her Archiving Fellowship, Carolina writes about starting her practicum with Lula Washington Dance Theatre, and her goal to create an index of AV materials for the company.
In her second post, Carolina describes attending the Society of American Archivists Annual Conference in Washington, DC, and discusses a session about transparency and cultural sensitivity in archiving.
In the first post about her Archiving Fellowship, Carolina writes about arriving at the UCLA Library Special Collections, her introduction to the archives of Ruth St. Denis, and taking part in donor visits.