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Posted on: February 2, 2015

Inspired by the field work of Lomax, David Marker, a young field recorder, Italian American and NYU student, has made a significant effort to document what remains of this music today. In comparing the recordings of Lomax to contemporary recordings, a picture of changing cultural identity and values becomes apparent. This presentation will showcase a handful of select recordings from Lomax’s 1954 trip as well as a number of recordings from Marker’s contemporary work.

Posted on: January 1, 2015

A six-hour marathon of Alan Lomax’s films and raw footage, from his earliest Library of Congress trips to Haiti, Kentucky, and Michigan to his last moving image collection, shot on the Grenadan island of Carriacou, in 1991.

Saturday, January 31, 2015
Dreamland, Louisville, Kentucky
More information here.