Creating the Archive: When Experience Becomes History

In conjunction with the exhibition The Downtown Show

This forum will explore the process by which lived experience and eyewitness reports are transformed into historical data—in museums, archives, scholarship, and the classroom. With Tavia Nyong’o, Department of Performance Studies (TSOA); Marvin J. Taylor, Director, the Fales Library; and Martha Wilson, Founding Director, Franklin Furnace Archive Inc. Moderated by Shelley Rice, Department of Photography and Imaging (TSOA) and Department of Fine Arts. Third in a series of panels about the changing role and nature of The Archive in contemporary life.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Department of Photography and Imaging (TSOA), Department of Fine Arts, Fales Library, and Grey Art Gallery.

Starts 3/7/06 7:00 pm
Ends 3/7/06 9:00 pm
Participants Tavia Nyong’o, Marvin J. Taylor, Martha Wilson, Shelley Rice
Location Silver Center, Room 300 (enter at 32 Waverly Place)


Program Types: Panel