Item MS-3-46.2018-014, Box 122, Item 24 - Centre for Art Tapes audio compilation : studio production and documentation of talks and performances

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Centre for Art Tapes audio compilation : studio production and documentation of talks and performances

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Centre for Art Tapes, Andy Dowden, David Barteaux, Bob Dean, David Craig, Steve Slater, Clancy Dennehy, Billy Duggan, Andrew Finch, Rick Shepard, Jay White, Jacques Lederlin, Sheila Gostick, Ihor Holubizky, Walter Yarwood, George Higton, Ed Slopek, Jerry Mander, Richard Gibson, Steve Tittle, Jim Faraday, Varda Burstyn, Beth Bartley, Marc Clifford, Robin Endres, Dan Lander, Jan Peacock, Hu Hohn, Clifton Joseph

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MS-3-46.2018-014, Box 122, Item 24

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  • July 1984 (Creation)
  • July 1984 (Contribution)
    Dowden, Andy
  • January 18, 1984 (Contribution)
    Slopek, Edward
  • March 3, 1984 (Contribution)
    Tittle, Steve
  • March 4, 1984 (Contribution)
    Clifford, Mark
  • March 4, 1984 (Contribution)
    Lander, Dan
  • February 1984 (Contribution)
    Peacock, Jan (1955- )
  • June 8, 1984 (Contribution)
    Joseph, Clifton
  • September 1983 (Contribution)
    Craig, David
  • September 1983 (Contribution)
    Slater, Steve
  • September 1983, February 1984, March 4, 1984 (Contribution)
    Dennehy, Clancy

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1 audio cassette

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Item is a compilation of recordings of various artists. The tape includes a paper insert that lists the artists and their works.

Side 1 includes six works produced in the studio: "Heartfelt Words" by Andy Dowden (July 1984); "Shakuhachi" by David Barteaux (April 1984); "I am Canadian" by Bob Dean and David Craig (September 1983); "Threads & Sutures" by PBX (Steve Slater, Clancy Dennehy, Billy Duggan, Andrew Finch) (September 1983); "I Want Release" by 333 (Rick Shepard, Jay White, and Clancy Dennehy) (February 1984); traditional maritime music by Jacques Lederlin (April 1984).

Side 2 includes excerpts from 12 talks and performances, compiled by Andy Dowden: "Social Criticism that Makes you Laugh" by Sheila Gostick (June 15, 1984); performance by The Palace at 4 A.M. (Ihor Holubizky, Walter Yarwood, George Higton) (March 10, 1984); "Scanner Training Seminar #2" by Ed Slopek (January 18, 1984); talk at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design for the Atlantic Film and Video Festival by Jerry Mander (October 20, 1984); "Mexico City Blues" by Murphy's Law (Richard Gibson, Steve Tittle, Jim Faraday); "Art, Sexuality, and Censorship" by Varda Burstyn (April 4, 1984); performance at the Other Space by Beth Bartley and Marc Clifford (March 4, 1984); presentation by Robin Endres (June 11, 1984); performance at the Other Space by Clancy Dennehy and Dan Lander (March 4, 1984); talk by Jan Peacock at Struts Gallery (February 1984); audio installation by Hu Hohn (June 1984); and poetry at the Other Space by Clifton Joseph (June 8, 1984).

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Audio cassette can be listened to at the Dalhousie University Archives. Advance notice is required.

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Audio cassette previously labelled "1984 011 B".

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Description created May 23, 2018.

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  • English

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  • Box: MS-3-46, Box 122