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LOMAX DANCE FILMS TO BE DIGITIZED

Photo by Andrew Barker, courtesy of UMD

By Rachel Rizzuto, Dance Teacher Magazine

University of Maryland dance professor Karen Bradley received $25,000 from the Future of Information Alliance and the Robert F. Deutsch Foundation to explore the use of a collection of dance films made by folklorist Alan Lomax. Lomax made thousands of dance films during his world travels in the 1950s and ’60s. Bradley hopes to digitize four of the films over the next year to allow others access and open up dance conversations.

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Date of Publication: 
11/25/14