Item MS-3-46, 1986-017 - A good listen

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A good listen

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Audio by Artists’ Festival: Edie Steiner, Richard Purdy, Andy Dowden, Dennis Tourbin, Lillian Allen, Clancy Dennehy, Judy Radul, Moritz Gaede

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MS-3-46, 1986-017

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  • 1986 (Creation)

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1 audiocassette

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Andy Dowden is a media and sound artist based in the Halifax area. Dowden has taught studio sound courses in the Media Art Department at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD) University since 1986. He has been involved with the Centre for Art Tapes and the Audio for Artists festival.

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Clancy Dennehy was born in Winnipeg, and is a graduate of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Dennehy currently resides in Vancouver, and is a filmmaker and photographer. Dennehy was associated with the Centre for Art Tapes in 1984 to 1986 because of his involvement with audio recordings for the Audio by Artists Festivals.

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Dennis Tourbin became associated with the Centre for Art Tapes in the 1986 because of their involvement in the Audio by Artists’ Festival audio recording “A good listen” which became a part of the centre’s tape collection.

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Richard Purdy is an interdisciplinary artist from Ottawa and has presented over a hundred solo art exhibitions since 1975. Purdy’s education includes a BFA (1975) from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, a MFA (1977) from the Villa Schifanoia Badia Fiesolana (Rosary College), in Florence, Italy and a PhD (2001) in Visual Art Practice and Study from the Université du Québec à Montréal.

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Edie Steiner became associated with the Centre for Art Tapes in 1986 because of their involvement in the audio recording entitled “A good listen” which became a part of the centre’s tape collection.

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Mortiz Gaede is an artist who became associated with the Centre for Art Tapes in the 1980s because of their involvement with video recordings that became a part of the centre’s tape collection.

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Judy Radul is an interdisciplinary artist from Vancouver, who has exhibited artwork internationally. Radul is also a writer, whose creative essays have been published in a variety of publications. She received a MFA in visual and media arts from Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson in 2000. Radul is currently the Chair of the graduate program at the School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University.

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Lillian Allen is a Canadian dub poet, reggae musician and writer. Originally from Jamaica, Allen moved to Ontario in the 1960s and settled in Toronto in 1974. She received a BA from York University. Allen first released music in 1983, entitled “Dub Poet: The Poetry of Lillian Allen”. Allen has also won several Juno Awards in the 1980s. Allen currently teaches creative writing at the Ontario College of Art and Design.

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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 audio recordings from the 1986 Audio by Artist Festival, narrated by David Craig.

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

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See MS-3-46, Box 19, Folder 32 on more information of the 7th annual Audio By Artists Festival.

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Descriptive information was originally prepared Fall 1990 by David Johnson and Mindy Miller. It was revised March 8, 2006 and March 15, 2006 by Jaimie Fedorak. The archival description was revised on May 26, 2015 by the Dalhousie University Archives.

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