Item MS-3-46, 2009-022 - Documentaries produced at the Centre

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Documentaries produced at the Centre

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Marie Koehler, Ariella Pahlke,and Eric Bednarski

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MS-3-46, 2009-022

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  • 2009 (Creation)
    Koehler, Marie
  • 2009 (Creation)
    Pahlke, Ariella
  • 2009 (Creation)
    Bednarski, Eric

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1 disc (100 min., 4 sec.)

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Marie Koehler-Wandergraaf is a Canadian artist currently based in the Halifax region. She became associated with the Centre for Art Tapes in the 1990s because her video, “Body Talk” became a part of the centre’s tape collection.

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Ariella Pahlke is a documentary and video artist who currently resides in Terence Bay, Nova Scotia. Pahlke has been teaching, curating, and creating documentaries and independent shorts over the past nineteen years. She has exhibited works nationally and internationally. Pahlke is currently involved in the Centre for Art Tapes, Visual Arts Nova Scotia and the Documentary Organization of Canada.

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Eric Bednarski is a documentary filmmaker born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Bednarski’s education includes a MA in Polish history (2002) from York University. Bednarski has worked between Canada and Poland since 2003, working on various film projects. Bednarski became associated with the Centre for Art Tapes in 2005 because their video recording “MDM” became a part of the centre’s tape collection.

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The tape was donated to the Dalhousie University Archives in 2013 by the Centre for Art Tapes.

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Item consists of a video recording of various documentaries produced at the Centre for Art Tapes. The recording features: "M.D.M" (36 min., 47 sec.), "Architecture in Motion" (20 min., 8 sec.), "Drug Warriors Research Footage" (6 min., 45 sec.), "My Mother’s House" (21 min., 52 sec.), and "Miss Canadiana comes to Halifax" (16 min., 27 sec.).

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  • English

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Video can be viewed at the Dalhousie University Archives. Advance notice is required.

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Descriptive information was originally prepared on July 4, 2012 by Jaimie Fedorak. The archival description was revised on August 10, 2015 by the Dalhousie University Archives.

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  • English

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