Southern New England Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program, Year 14, 2011-2012

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2011 - 2012 (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), Nehme Atallah (contributor), Ayad John Atallah (contributor), Allen Hazard (contributor), Kristin Wyman (contributor), Jesse Marsolais (contributor), Nicholas Benson (contributor), Barbara Merry (contributor), Gideon Ampeire (contributor), Barnabas Nkore (contributor), Efraim Silva (contributor), Danny Mekonnen (contributor), Artists Collective (contributor)
Scope and Content Note

Artists’ communities and art forms represented in the apprenticeship for this round are:  Lebanese liturgical singing; Ethiopian music and dance; Ugandan instrument making and playing; Brazilian capoeira; New England stone inscription carving; Narragansett wampum carving; maritime knot tyoing

(VHS tapes)
English (Languages)
Arabic (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Capoeira (dance) (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Stone carving (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Knot tying (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Popular music Ethiopia (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Sacred vocal music (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
wampum (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Music-Uganda (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Geographic Coverage
Massachusetts (-)
Connecticut (-)
Rhode Island (-)
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