The HistoryMakers video oral history with Theaster Gates.

Format
Video/Projected medium
Language
English
Published/​Created
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description
1 online resource (3 video files (1 hr., 12 min., 38 sec.)) : sound, color.

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Interviewee
Interviewer
Director of photography
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Summary note
Visual artist and urban planner Theaster Gates was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1973. He received his B.S. degree in urban planning from Iowa State University in 1996, and his M.A. degree in fine arts and religious studies from the University of Cape Town in 1998. He later returned to Iowa State University and obtained his M.S. degree in urban planning, ceramics and religious studies in 2006. That same year, Gates established Dorchester Projects, a cultural rehabilitation project on Chicago's South Side. In 2011, he was named the director of Arts and Public Life at the University of Chicago, and in 2014, was appointed as a professor in the department of visual arts. As an artist, Gates has been represented by White Cube of London, England. He has exhibited his artwork and performed at numerous cultural institutions, and served as a Loeb fellow at Harvard University. Gates also founded The Rebuild Foundation.
Creation/​Production credits
Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Time and place of event
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2014 August 4.
Source of description
Vendor-supplied metadata.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s)
Julieanna L. Richardson, interviewer.
Other title(s)
  • History Makers video oral history with Theaster Gates
  • Theaster Gates
OCLC
1003150737
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