460 Works

Organizing your professional life and achievements: hard copy and digital recordkeeping - Nicole Plett, panelist

Nicole Plett
Presentation from the Conference, Etched in Memory, Legacy Planning for Artists, held at the Institute for Women & Art, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, March 20, 2009. Nicole Plett, former Project Manager, Women Artists Archives National Directory (WAAND) talks about the directory and its future plans. Nicole demonstrated the WAAND site and provided guidance to the artists on entering their collections into WAAND. http://waand.rutgers.edu/

Organizing your professional life and achievements: hard copy and digital recordkeeping - Paul Sepuya, panelist

Paul Sepuya
Presentation from the Conference, Etched in Memory, Legacy Planning for Artists, held at the Institute for Women & Art, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, March 20, 2009. Paul Sepuya, Artist Support Director of the Joan Mitchell Foundation, talked about the visual artist pre documentation assessment, to help artists determine what they have and how to keep documentation of it. He talks about the information to collect and place in a database--an inventory number,...

Organizing your professional life and achievements: hard copy and digital recordkeeping - Helen M. Stummer, panelist

Helen M. Stummer
Presentation from the Conference, Etched in Memory, Legacy Planning for Artists, held at the Institute for Women & Art, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, March 20, 2009. Helen M. Stummer, a New Jersey artist, photographer and visual sociologist discusses her 35 years of photographing people living in poverty and the steps she is taking to organize and preserve her personal papers and artistic legacy. One key recommendation, date all your work.

Organizing your professional life and achievements: hard copy and digital recordkeeping - Ronald Becker, panelist

Ronald L. Becker
Presentation from the Conference, Etched in Memory, Legacy Planning for Artists, held at the Institute for Women & Art, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, March 20, 2009. Ron Becker, Head of the Special Collections at the Rutgers University Libraries discusses preservation of the artists' legacy from an archival perspective, including the types of materials to be preserved, issues of privacy and copyright, and practical steps to conserve their legacy materials at home. He...

Etching in Memory: Ferris Olin, opening address

Ferris Olin
Opening address for the conference, Etched in Memory, Legacy Planning for Artists, held at the Institute for Women & Art, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, March 20, 2009. Her talk addresses the central mission of the conference: how artists can control their own legacy, rather than leaving it to others. She concludes by noting, "as artists, you are also the inventors and protectors of your own legacies."

Organizing your professional life and achievements: hard copy and digital recordkeeping - Marilyn F. Symmes, panel moderator

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Presentation from the conference, Etched in Memory, Legacy Planning for Artists, held at the Institute for Women & Art, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, March 20, 2009. Marilyn Symmes introduces the panel on Organizing Your Professional Life and Achievements: Hard Copy and Digital Recordkeeping. She proposes a framework of seven words beginning with the letter "c"-- creativity, collection, curator, conservation, contribution, community, and culture.

Leaving legacies: body of work, artists' trusts and foundations - Faith Ringgold, panelist

Faith Ringgold
Presentation from the Conference, Etched in Memory, Legacy Planning for Artists, held at the Institute for Women & Art, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, March 20, 2009. Noted artist Faith Ringgold talks about her charitable foundation, Anyone Can Fly and provides recommendations for establishing a foundation.

Organizing your professional life and achievements: hard copy and digital recordkeeping - Camille Billops, panelist

Camille Billops
Presentation from the Conference, Etched in Memory, Legacy Planning for Artists, held at the Institute for Women & Art, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, March 20, 2009. Camille Billops, co-founder and co-curator of the Hatch-Billops Collection of Black Cultural Arts, discusses her experiences organizing and managing the Archives, as well as her struggles with her own artistic legacy. A memorable quote from her speech: "the search for permanency is a cursed thing." She...

Leaving legacies: body of work, artists' trusts and foundations - Doris Friedensohn, moderator

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Presentation from the Conference, Etched in Memory, Legacy Planning for Artists, held at the Institute for Women & Art, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, March 20, 2009. Dr. Friedensohn discusses administering the estate and artistic legacy of her husband, painter Eli Friedensohn, among other topics.

Green Pond Oil Spill

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This video describes how a 19th century oil pipeline used methods to contain oil residue which created conditions for a delayed oil spill that took place in in Northern New Jersey in 1998. Following a season of heavy rainfall, oil, buried long ago seeped from its containment to pose a danger to the Pequannock River, the river's water quality, and its trout population, as well as nearby sites of historical and cultural significance. The plans...

Parantica sita

Denda, M. (Mitsunori)
The Parantica sita is a Danaidae butterfly, which is a relative of the Monarch butterfly, called Asagi-Madara in Japan. Like Monarchs, they fly a long distance over the island of Japan. Shot in by Mitch Denda in Shichimi Onsen, Japan on October 22, 2005.

Rocky Mountain Parnassian

Denda, M. (Mitsunori)
The Rocky Mountain Parnassian flies much faster than its relative species Usuba-Shiro, which is found in Japan. This video of a male of the species was shot by Mitch Denda in Eldora, Colorado on July 1, 2006. Denda completed back-to-back trips to Japan and Colorado in July 2006 to compare speed flights of Parnassians in both countries.

Sasakia charonda

Denda, M. (Mitsunori)
The Sasakia charonda is called Oh-Murasaki (Big Purple) in Japan, where it is the national butterfly. The dorsal side of the male's wings is a bright breathtaking purple. This video of a male of the species was shot by Mitch Denda in Matsushiro, Japan on July 18, 2005.

Ithomiidae species

Denda, M. (Mitsunori) & Roger Manrique
Ithomiidae butterflies fly even in light rain. It is relatively easy to follow them due to the slow flight, but their transparent wings makes it difficult to focus properly. Shot by Mitch Denda and Roger Manrique in San Felipe, Venezuela on October 31, 2004.

Diaethria marchalli

Denda, M. (Mitsunori) & Roger Manrique
Diaethrias are known for carrying numbers (typically what looks like the numerals 88 and 98) on the ventral side of their hind wing. This video was shot by Mitsunori (Mitch) Denda and Roger Manrique in San Felipe, Venezuela on October 30, 2004.

Morpho peleides

Denda, M. (Mitsunori) & Roger Manrique
A close up scene of a female Morpho peleides butterfly. Shot in San Felipe, Venezuela by Mitsunori (Mitch) Denda and Roger Manrique on October 31, 2004. The butterfly was released to observe its flight after a close up scene was filmed. The Morpho peleides is an iridescent tropical butterfly found in Mexico, Central America, northern South America,Paraguay and Trinidad. The brilliant blue color of the butterfly's wings is caused by the diffraction of the light...

Male orangetip

Denda, M. (Mitsunori)
Video of a male Orangetip feeding on a dandelion. The male orangetip is perceived to be much prettier than its female counterpart. They seldom rest on flowers longer than a few seconds. Shot in Assumpnik WMA, New Jersey on April 16, 2006.

Gomberg at 82

Ben David
Gomberg, a Jewish Russian immigrant, looks back at his life, his family, his move to Newark, New Jersey and how he started his family life in America

Newark : the slow road back

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Examines Newark's recovery starting from the aftermath of the 1967 race riots. Includes interviews with residents and notables such as Amiri Baraka, former Governor Richard Hughes, H. Rap Brown, and Steve Adubato (Senior).

Little hearts can't hate

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Public service announcement that urges society to teach children the right way to live and not to hate others. Message is courtesy of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Scared ink

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Examines the hardship of being an artist, with the ups and downs of the work and sales.

Dinosaurs : creatures of time

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When thinking of dinosaurs, many people think of the hot, dusty deserts of the American west, or the lush tropical jungles of the literary/cinematic release of Jurassic Park. However, few people think of New Jersey in relation to dinosaurs. Target New Jersey looks at the science and history of paleontology and how they relate to New Jersey. The documentary also examines the kinds of dinosaurs which roamed New Jersey one hundred million years ago and...

Ghosts of the pines

Joseph Marrone
The story of towns and houses abandoned in the New Jersey Pinelands. Includes a discussion of Ong's Hat, New Jersey, a town founded in the late 1600's to early 1700s. The town was named after Jacob Ong and is now considered to be a ghost town.

On the run

Barrett Clark & Robert Sands
A documentary about runaway teenagers who are living on the street. Notes that there is no typical one type of runaway or a single reason for running away. Some of these individuals are not runaways, but are considered to be throwaways, meaning that their families have abandoned them. Examines what has gone wrong in their lives, and how they may be helped to re-enter mainstream society.

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