Artists Make Archives Make Artists

Feb 26, 2013 | Events

My SphinxCon presentation laid out a very simple premise: that our diverse arts and culture archives should be considered an important hub in sustainably diverse arts ecosystems. I include my (rough) presentation notes below. Many thanks to Jaquay “J.J.” McNeal, Columbia College student and former CBMR student worker for his terrific work in designing the … Read more »

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Black Music at the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair

May 13, 2012 | Music, Press
Black Music at the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair

Chicago celebrated its 175th birthday this past March. The CBMR teamed up with WFMT to highlight key moments in Chicago musical history in honor of the occasion. This collaboration was the kind I like: it was straightforward with clear parameters and truly mutually beneficial. WFMT added rich content and a level of diversity to its … Read more »

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