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Bedia, José, 1959-  Search this
Kohen, Helen L.  Search this
Sound Recording
1994 June 21
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
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1 sound cassette (microcassette) ; 31 min., 35 sec.
Recording stops and starts, is done in an echoing space and has background noise. Helen Kohen interviews José Bedia Valdés. Recording is done walking through Bedia's exhibition. Discussion topics include Bedia's artwork, its subject matter and imagery, Bedia's inspirations, Afro-Cuban tradition and folklore, and American folk hero John Henry. Also discussed is Kohen's visit to Cuba in 1988. People mentioned include Peter Menendez and Robert Rauschenberg. Recording includes an unnamed woman and man in addition to Bedia and Kohen.
José Bedia and Helen L. Kohen. Interview with Jose Bedia, 1994 June 21. Helen L. Kohen papers, 1978-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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