Oral history interview with Omar Mismar

Summary
Collection ID:
mismar20
Creators:
Mismar, Omar
Gillespie, Benjamin, 1988-
Dates:
2020 August 25
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Item
(22 min.)
digital, mp4
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Omar Mismar conducted 2020 August 25, by Benjamin Gillespie, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project, at Mismar's office in Beirut, Lebanon.­

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Omar Mismar is a Lebanese digital, video, and installation artist and educator in Beirut, Lebanon. Mismar teaches at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

Administration
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.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This interview is open for research.
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)

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