Fonds P0126 - Katherine Tweedie fonds

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Katherine Tweedie fonds

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P0126

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  • 1978-1982 (Creation)
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    Tweedie, Katherine

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ca. 30 audio reels
20 cm of textual documents

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Katherine Tweedie is an associate professor in the Photography Program, Department of Studio Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts of Concordia University. She served as chair of the Department of Photography and Printmaking from 1987 to 1989. She was Associate Dean of Students affairs (1989-1992) and Associate Dean of Curriculum and Graduate Programs in the Faculty of Fine Arts (1993-1996). She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the State University of New York. She is the author of numerous articles and reviews and has contributed to books. Her video productions include "Fishing with My Brothers" (1998-2001), "I Lease Wombs, I Don't Sell Babies" (1993), and "Just Evergon" (1988). She has given conferences and guest lectures at numerous galleries and art schools, including The Banff Centre, the National Gallery of Canada, and The Society for Photographic Education in California.

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The fonds is a valuable source of information on photographic work done in the late 1970s and early 1980s by anglophone and francophone photographers in Quebec.

The fonds consists of taped interviews done by Katherine Tweedie with Quebec photographers, including, among others:

Louise Abbot
Michel Campeau
Roger Charbonneau
Tim Clark, a Concordia University faculty member
Serge Clément
Michael Flomen
Pierre Gaudard
Tom Gibson, a former Concordia University faculty member
Norman Grégoire
Pierre Guimond
Clara Gutsche, a Concordia University faculty member
John Max
David Miller
Gabor Szilasi, a former Concordia University faculty member
Sam Tata, recipient of an honorary doctorate from Concordia University.

The fonds also include typed transcripts of the interviews and a published transcript of a talk based on the interviews, which was given in 1979 by Katherine Tweedie at "Canadian Perspectives: a Conference on Photography in Canada".

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The documents were donated to the Concordia University Archives by Katherine Tweedie in 2001.

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