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Takt Talk by Madeleine Crowley

Wednesday, June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

TAKT is happy to present:

Madeline Crowley (U.S.), an artist & oral historian. She’s been engaged in a 5 year oral history of Seattle’s Central Area, home once to Quincy Jones; Ray Charles and briefly Bruce Lee as well as too many artists, activists and working class people to count. It was the most diverse neighborhood in the United States in 1950 and now has become a neighborhood favored by tech workers. The project interviewed 50 people and resulted in 800 pages of carefully edited text.

Concurrently, she’s conducted a 2 year oral history of Seattle Jazz musicians and should end with 22 stories recounted.

Her practice involves careful listening, writing, editing as well as photography and photo montage. will discuss how managing various long term projects has both benefits and costs, as well as her experience of the realities of grant funding. The informal talk will discuss two projects:
An oral history of Seattle’s Central Area, home once to Quincy Jones; Ray Charles and briefly Bruce Lee as well as too many artists, activists and working class people to count. It was the most diverse neighborhood in the United States in 1950 and now has become a neighborhood favored by tech workers. The 5 year project interviewed 50 people and resulted in 800 pages of carefully edited text.

Concurrently, she’s conducted a 2 year oral history of Seattle Jazz musicians and should end with over 22 stories recounted.

Her practice involves careful listening, writing, editing as well as photography and photo montage.

 

Takt Academy at KunstraumTapir | Weserstr.11 | 10247 Berlin-F’hain

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Date:
Wednesday, June 7
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Takt Academy
Email:
taktberlin@gmail.com
Website:
http://taktberlin.org/takt-academy-3/

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Takt Academy at Kunstraum Tapir
Neue Hochstraße
Berlin-Wedding, 13347
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Phone:
0157-38493646
Website:
qqq.taktberlin.org