Southern New England Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program, Year 13, 2010-2011

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2010 - 2011 (Bulk dates)

The collection comprises materials generated and collected by Lynne Williamson, Director of the CT Cultural Heritage Arts Program, during fieldwork and program activities with artists involved in this round of the Southern New England Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program.  The program was based at the Institute for Community Research in Hartford at this time. Items include digital images and video of artists’ teaching sessions and their public presentations, recorded by Williamson. Also included are master and apprentice work samples submitted with applications, biographical and other manuscripts and flyers.

Creator and/or Contributor
Lynne Williamson (creator), Jampa Tsondue (contributor), Tsering Yangchen (contributor), Nehme Atallah (contributor), Ayad John Atallah (contributor), Kevin Doyle (contributor), Nicole LeBlanc (contributor), Mohamed Kasim Antesar (contributor), Mustafa Adil (contributor), Joseph Fire Crow (contributor), Bob Inman (contributor), Ben Pearce (contributor), Elizabeth James-Perry (contributor), Jennifer Kreisberg (contributor)
Scope and Content Note

Artists’ communities and art forms represented in the apprenticeship for this round are: Tibetan thangka painting; Wampanoag finger weaving; Native American flute making; Lebanese singing; Irish step dancing; Iraqi oud playing; mandolin making

(VHS tapes Audio cassettes Digital images Digital videotapes Digital video cassettes Manuscripts – grant materials Manuscripts – artist biographical materials Manuscripts – flyers for events Produced CDs Artist work samples VHS tapes)
English (Languages)
Arabic (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Oud music (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Tangkas (Tibetan scrolls) (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Mandolin - methods (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Musical instrument making (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Native American flute (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Finger weaving (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Ceilidh step dance (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Arabic poetry - Lebanon (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Geographic Coverage
Massachusetts (-)
Connecticut (-)
Rhode Island (-)
Related Entities:
Thangka created in the apprenticeship by Tsering Yangchen