Oral history interview with Ed Bereal
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.bereal20
Creators:
Bereal, Edmund, 1937-
Simms, Matthew Thomas
Dates:
2020 July 8
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Item
(25 min.)
digital, mp4
8 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Ed Bereal conducted 2020 July 8, by Matthew Simms, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project, at Bereal's home in Bellingham, Washington.­

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ed Bereal (1937- ) is an assemblage artist who worked in Los Angeles, California. Bereal's work challenges anti-Black racism. He was a founding member of Bodacious Buggerilla and his work was included in the War Babies and Pacific Standard Time exhibitions.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The transcript and video recording are open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Terms of Use
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.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Recorded on Zoom (videoconferencing software)

Related Materials
The Archives of American Art also holds and oral history interview with Ed Bereal conducted 2016 February 13 by Hunter Drohojowska-Philip.

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