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Posted on: September 9, 2015

2015, Lomax’s Centennial year, has been an exciting one with regard to his 1938 recordings made in Michigan.

Posted on: September 9, 2015

A photo exhibition entitled 1954-1955 Alan Lomax in Italia will be on display until Sunday, September 27th at the Palazzo Ducale, Spazio Aperto, in Genoa, Italy.  Organized by Laura Parodi and Goffredo Plastino, it features photos taken by Alan during his time in Italy.

Title: 1954-1955 Alan Lomax in Italia

Posted on: June 6, 2015

From June 21 through October 4, 2015, NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale presents the first comprehensive museum survey of photography in Haiti in the exhibition From Within and Without: The History of Haitian Photography. This exhibition is supported by frequent ACE partner, the Green Family Foundation, and features some of Alan Lomax’s imagery. See the museum site for more information.

 

Posted on: February 2, 2015

Inspired by the field work of Lomax, David Marker, a young field recorder, Italian American and NYU student, has made a significant effort to document what remains of this music today. In comparing the recordings of Lomax to contemporary recordings, a picture of changing cultural identity and values becomes apparent. This presentation will showcase a handful of select recordings from Lomax’s 1954 trip as well as a number of recordings from Marker’s contemporary work.

Posted on: January 1, 2015

A six-hour marathon of Alan Lomax’s films and raw footage, from his earliest Library of Congress trips to Haiti, Kentucky, and Michigan to his last moving image collection, shot on the Grenadan island of Carriacou, in 1991.

Saturday, January 31, 2015
Dreamland, Louisville, Kentucky
More information here.