Oral history interview with Alfredo Jaar, 2020 July 29
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.jaar20
Creators:
Jaar, Alfredo
Gillespie, Benjamin, 1988-
Dates:
2020 July 29
Languages:
English
.
Physical Description:
1 Item
video files (23 min.) VIdeo
digital, mp4
5 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Alfredo Jaar conducted 2020 July 29, by Benjamin Gillespie, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project at Jaar's studio in New York, New York.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Alfredo Jaar (1956- ) is a Chilean-born American filmmaker, photographer, and architect based in New York. Jaar is known for socio-politically engaged conceptual and installation art.

Administration
Sponsor
This interview received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
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.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
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
Reecorded on Zoom (videoconferencing software)
Conditions Governing Access
This interview is open for research.

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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
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