Hosted by Leo Daedalus, Oregon Cartoon Institute’s 2013 artist in residence.
THIS EVENT TOOK PLACE IN MAY 2013. CHECK OUT PAUL WOLFE’S WONDERFUL PHOTO ESSAY.
11:00 AM Kaveh Askari screens his new 7 minute experimental documentary about Harry Smith’s Bellingham years, and takes questions.
11:30 AM Doug Stewart demonstrates the recording technology Harry Smith used as a teenager when he recorded Lummi Indian rituals.
12:00 PM Recreation of selected String Figures from Harry Smith’s collection
12:30 PM Anne Richardson places Harry Smith within a timeline of Oregon film history
1:00 PM Demonstration of Harry Smith’s performance art approach to projection of his 16mm films: a talk by Dennis Nyback
1:30 PM Joe McMurrian discusses Harry Smith’s curation of his 1952 Anthology Of American Folk Music
2:00 PM Andrew Ritchey discusses sound as an element in avant garde film
2:30 PM Leo Daedalus of The Late Now takes on Harry Smith’s unpredictable relationship to the concept of “truth” .
3:00 PM Alex Reagan conducts The Harry Smith Paper Airplane Invitational, an Indoor Air Show in honor of Harry Smith’s world class paper airplane collection.
3:30 PM Jessica Beer leads the Sacred Harp Singers in traditional shaped note singing, one of Harry Smith’s obsessions, and invites the audience to sing along