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The Ballad Of Dan Peoples

1:15 min excerpt

Lisa Steele. 1976. Video, b/w, sound. 8:00

“I made this tape shortly after my grandfather’s death as a memory of his voice and speech patterns. The tape is a woven song of sorts, made up of many stories that he told and retold to me when I was a child. The stories were about his childhood; the tape is more about how memory is transmitted and retained than about the specifics of any one particular narrative.” L.S.