Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Harry Smith

Vernacular Modernism, a symposium at Oslo National Academy of the Arts, dep. Fine Arts last week, re-introduced me to one of the coolest experimental guys ever, Harry Smith. Being a filmmaker, artist, record collector, mystic, anthropologist, and archivist won two Grammy awards in 1997 for collecting and putting together the Anthropology of American Folk Music (1952).

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