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Artist Roundtable: Art & Identity Between Cultures

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2018-06-15T00:47:33.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
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americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_09LfdNJb3Ag

Oral history interview with Chunghi Choo, 2007 July 30-2008 July 26

Interviewee:
Choo, Chunghi, 1938-  Search this
Interviewer:
Milosch, Jane, 1964-  Search this
Subject:
Thomas, Richard C.  Search this
Bush, Cody  Search this
Chateauvert, Jocelyn  Search this
Kaufman, Glen  Search this
Fujio, Yuho  Search this
Grotell, Maija  Search this
McFadden, David Revere  Search this
Kao, Ruth  Search this
Lechtzin, Stanley  Search this
Lee, Sang-Bong  Search this
Larsen, Jack Lenor  Search this
Mayer-VanderMey, Sandra  Search this
Saarinen, Loja  Search this
Raab, Rosanne  Search this
Merkel-Hess, Mary  Search this
Park, No Soo  Search this
Smith, Paul J.  Search this
Yeun, Kee-ho  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
University of Iowa  Search this
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts  Search this
Penland School of Handicrafts  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
University of Northern Iowa  Search this
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Ihwa Yŏja Taehakkyo  Search this
Museum für Kunsthandwerk Frankfurt am Main  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Korea (South) -- History -- April Revolution, 1960
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Chunghi Choo, 2007 July 30-2008 July 26. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Jewelers -- Interviews  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Korean War, 1950-1953  Search this
Korean American art  Search this
Korean American artists  Search this
Asian American jewelers  Search this
Asian American metal-workers  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Jewelry making  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
Women  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13621
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)271722
AAA_collcode_choo07
Theme:
Asian American
Women
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_271722
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Oral history interview with Chunghi Choo

Interviewee:
Choo, Chunghi  Search this
Interviewer:
Milosch, Jane  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Cranbrook Academy of Art -- Students  Search this
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts -- Faculty  Search this
Ihwa Yŏja Taehakkyo  Search this
Museum für Kunsthandwerk Frankfurt am Main  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Penland School of Handicrafts -- Students  Search this
University of Iowa -- Faculty  Search this
University of Northern Iowa  Search this
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Bush, Cody  Search this
Chateauvert, Jocelyn  Search this
Fujio, Yuho  Search this
Grotell, Maija  Search this
Kao, Ruth  Search this
Kaufman, Glen  Search this
Larsen, Jack Lenor  Search this
Lechtzin, Stanley, 1936-  Search this
Lee, Sang-Bong  Search this
Mayer-VanderMey, Sandra  Search this
McFadden, David Revere  Search this
Merkel-Hess, Mary  Search this
Park, No Soo  Search this
Raab, Rosanne  Search this
Saarinen, Loja  Search this
Smith, Paul J.  Search this
Thomas, Richard C., 1917-1988  Search this
Yeun, Kee-ho  Search this
Extent:
75 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Korea (South) -- History -- April Revolution, 1960
Date:
2007 July 30-2008 July 26
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Chunghi Choo conducted 2007 July 30-2008 July 26, by Jane Milosch, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's home, in Iowa City, Iowa.
Choo speaks of establishing the Metalsmithing and Jewelry program at the University of Iowa in Iowa City; the elaborate equipment, tools, and safety protection used in the studio; her experience teaching silent metalforming at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, Maine; participating in international workshops and seminars in Korea; the extensive world traveling she does with her husband, Dr. Charles Read, including destinations in Scandinavia, Thailand, Austria, Italy, and South Africa, among others; the house she designed in Iowa City; her love of the city and being surrounded by treasured friends, a supportive university, and beautiful environments; an interest in creative cooking and appreciation for diverse dishes from all around the world; her childhood and young adulthood in Inchon, Korea; growing up with an appreciation for beautiful art objects and classical music; an early interest and talent in drawing; attending Ewha Women's University as generations of women in her family had previously; experiences during the Korean War and April 19 Revolution in 1961; coming to the United States in 1961 as a student; studying English, ceramics, enameling, and stone cutting for one semester at Penland School of Crafts in Penland, N.C.; attending Cranbrook Art Academy in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and studying metalsmithing with Richard Thomas, ceramics with Maija Grotell, and weaving with Glen Kaufman; living with Mrs. Loja Saarinen during her three and a half years at Cranbrook; teaching general craft at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Rapids from 1965-1968; pioneering the mixed-media studies with her students at UNI; accepting the challenge to build a metalsmithing and jewelry program at the University of Iowa in Iowa City in 1968; learning and teaching electroforming; the development of the electro-appliqué technique; extensive donor support and fundraising for the Metalsmithing and Jewelry program and its students; finding inspiration in nature, East Asian calligraphy, classical music, and travel; her long friendship with Jack Lenor Larsen and the great influence he has had on her work; being represented in major art museums and institutions world-wide, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Museum fur Kunsthandwerk in Frankfurt, Germany, and many others; the joy she has when her students succeed and surpass her; and plans for future work, writing projects, and travel. Choo also speaks of the 2008 flooding of Iowa City and the state of Iowa during which her studio was severely damaged and many things were lost. Choo also recalls Park, No Soo; Lee, Sang Bong; Ruth Kao; Stanley Lechtzin; Yuho Fujio; David McFadden; Paul J. Smith; Rosanne Raab; Cody Bush; Jocelyn Chateauvert; Mary Merkel Hess; Sandra Mayer-VanderMey; Kee-ho Yeun, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Chunghi Choo (1938- ) is a Korean American educator, metalsmith, jeweler, and textile and mixed media artist based in Iowa City, Iowa. Interviewer Jane Milosch is a curator from Silver Spring, Maryland.
General:
Originally recorded 5 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 27 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 22 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Metal-workers -- Iowa -- Iowa City  Search this
Jewelers -- Iowa -- Iowa City  Search this
Textile designers -- Iowa -- Iowa City  Search this
Mixed-media artists -- Iowa -- Iowa City  Search this
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Jewelers -- Interviews  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Korean War, 1950-1953  Search this
Korean American art  Search this
Korean American Artists  Search this
Asian American jewelers  Search this
Asian American metal-workers  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Jewelry making  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.choo07
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91d0f3d3d-e648-47b2-9282-e395b73f635f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-choo07
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Oral history interview with Johsel Namkung, 1989 Oct. 5-1991 Feb. 25

Interviewee:
Namkung, Johsel, 1919-2013  Search this
Interviewer:
Takami, David  Search this
Subject:
Lau, Alan Chong  Search this
Horiuchi, Paul  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Tsutakawa, George  Search this
Yang, Chao-Chen  Search this
Northwest Asian American Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Johsel Namkung, 1989 Oct. 5-1991 Feb. 25. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Korean American art  Search this
Korean American artists  Search this
Asian American photographers  Search this
Theme:
Asian American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12201
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214587
AAA_collcode_namkun89
Theme:
Asian American
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214587
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Oral history interview with Johsel Namkung

Interviewee:
Namkung, Johsel, 1919-2013  Search this
Interviewer:
Takami, David  Search this
Lau, Alan Chong  Search this
Names:
Northwest Asian American Project  Search this
Horiuchi, Paul, 1906-  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Tsutakawa, George  Search this
Yang, Chao-Chen, 1910-1969  Search this
Extent:
74 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1989 Oct. 5-1991 Feb. 25
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Johsel Namkung conducted 1989 Oct. 5-1991 Feb. 25, by Alan Chong Lau (1989) and David Takami (1991), in Seattle, Wash., for the Archives of American Art Northwest Asian American Project. Namkung discusses his family background and the effect of living under Japanese occupation in Korea; U.S. immigration in the late 1940's; studies in music; his determination to become a photographer, early color photography, his philosophy as a photographer; and the Asian American community in Seattle. Namkung recalls Paul Horiuchi, Mark Tobey, George Tsutakawa and Chao-Chen Yang.
Biographical / Historical:
Johsel Namkung (1919- ) is a Korean American photographer based in Seattle, Washington.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 37 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics, and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Photographers -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Topic:
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Korean American art  Search this
Korean American Artists  Search this
Asian American photographers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.namkun89
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94f3e0d3e-7db3-4b55-9e92-0dd3f93f2c04
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-namkun89
Online Media:

On The Move: History of Asian American Hip-Hop

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2016 July 08
Scope and Contents:
Oliver Shin-Shen Wang; DJ Rhatrick [None]
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2016, Item SFF2016_0708_OTM_OTM_0001.wav
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Series 3: On the Move: Migration and Immigration Today / Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk50aa325e3-b93f-4f94-ad05-8cb498aa9bd3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2016-ref1059
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Ready Or Not

Creator:
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
1989
Citation:
Lucy R. Lippard. Ready Or Not, 1989. Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12146
See more items in:
Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2010, bulk 1960-1990
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12146
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  • View Ready Or Not digital asset number 1

Oral history interview with Gala Porras-Kim, 2020 August 20

Interviewee:
Porras-Kim, Gala, 1984-  Search this
Interviewer:
Franco, Josh T., 1985-  Search this
Subject:
Pandemic Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Video recordings
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Gala Porras-Kim, 2020 August 20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
COVID-19 (Disease)  Search this
Pandemics  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Korean American artists  Search this
Korean American art  Search this
Asian American multimedia artists  Search this
Theme:
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Women  Search this
Asian American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)22015
AAA_collcode_porras20
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Women
Asian American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_22015

Han'gŭl ŭl kŭrida : Sejong Taewang chŭgwi 600-chunyŏn kinyŏm = A Korean-American Pioneer of Art: The Calligrapher Mook Jae and his Homelands

Author:
Kwon, Myoung-won,  Search this
Taylor, Paul Michael  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2018
Citation:
Taylor, Paul Michael and Kwon, Myoung-won,. 2018. Han'gŭl ŭl kŭrida : Sejong Taewang chŭgwi 600-chunyŏn kinyŏm = A Korean-American Pioneer of Art: The Calligrapher Mook Jae and his Homelands. Seoul, Korea: National Hangeul Museum, pp., pp.
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Natural History  Search this
See others in:
Anthropology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_153646

Immerse Yourself in Five Alternate Worlds Envisioned by Leading Artists

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 15 Jun 2021 17:02:38 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_ff9fa00db02d40590a9d3c6788ce0f9c

In search of dreams accross the Pacific : recent works by eleven Korean-American artists / curated by Ock-Kyung Lee

Title:
Recent works by eleven Korean-American artists
Author:
Howard County Center for the Arts  Search this
Physical description:
64 p. : col. ill., ports. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2005
21st century
Topic:
Korean American art  Search this
Call number:
N6538.K67 I55 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_895047

Oral history interview with Gala Porras-Kim

Interviewee:
Porras-Kim, Gala, 1984-  Search this
Interviewer:
Franco, Josh T., 1985-  Search this
Names:
Pandemic Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
1 Item ((27 min.), digital, mp4)
11 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
2020 August 20
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Gala Porras-Kim conducted 2020 August 20, by Josh Franco, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project Porras-Kim's car in Los Angeles, California.
Biographical / Historical:
Gala Porras-Kim (1984- ) is a Colombian and Korean American multi media artist based in Los Angeles, California. Porras-Kim interrogates museological norms through drawings, sculptures, and large installations.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its Oral History Program interviews available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. Quotation, reproduction and publication of the audio is governed by restrictions. If an interview has been transcribed, researchers must quote from the transcript. If an interview has not been transcribed, researchers must quote from the audio recording. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Multimedia artists -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
COVID-19 (Disease)  Search this
Pandemics  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Korean American Artists  Search this
Korean American art  Search this
Asian American multimedia artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.porras20
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw992870f07-9e4c-4ebd-88de-5080cc7801ae
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-porras20
Online Media:

Who's afraid of freedom : Korean-American artists in California / curated by Sarah Lee

Author:
Lee, Sarah 1950-  Search this
Newport Harbor Art Museum  Search this
Physical description:
55 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
California
Date:
1996
C1996
20th century
Topic:
Korean American art  Search this
Call number:
N6538.K67 L44 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_645270

Traces and trajectories : current works by ten Korean-American artists : participating artists, Namu Cho ... [et al.], January 6-31, 2009 / [curator/producer, Komelia Hongja Okim]

Author:
Okim, Komelia Hongja 1939-  Search this
Honolulu Academy of Arts  Search this
Physical description:
[48] p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2009
21st century
Topic:
Korean American art  Search this
Call number:
N6538.K67 T73 2009
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_933214

Hurry In! These Smithsonian Exhibitions Won’t Be Here Much Longer

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 18 Jul 2013 14:23:49 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_63ca96269d4a3c14fef9992f8681e1b6

Paik's virtual archive : time, change, and materiality in media art / Hanna B. Hölling

Author:
Hölling, Hanna  Search this
Subject:
Paik, Nam June 1932-2006 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 248 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2017
Topic:
Video art--Themes, motives  Search this
Video art--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Multimedia (Art)--Themes, motives  Search this
Multimedia (Art)--Conservation and restoration  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1077994

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