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    Finding Aid for the Institute for Dance and Experimental Art Records, 1956-1994

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    Finding Aid for the Institute for Dance and Experimental Art Records, 1956-1994

    Processed by UCLA Library Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé. UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Manuscripts Division Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library Box 951575 Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575 Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/ © 2007 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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  • Finding Aid for the Institute for Dance and Experimental Art Records, 1956-1994

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    Descriptive Summary Title: Institute for Dance and Experimental Art Records Date (inclusive): 1956-1994 Collection number: 1753 Creator: Institute for Dance and Experimental Art (Santa Monica, Calif.) Extent: 30 boxes (15.0 linear ft.)1 flat box Abstract: The records, including tapes of performances, of the Institute for Dance and Experimental Art (I.D.E.A.). Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections. Los Angeles, California 90095-1575 Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information. Restrictions on Access COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information. Restrictions on Use and Reproduction Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright. Provenance/Source of Acquisition Gift of Claudia Chapline, 1997. Processing Note This material was processed by Nina Meechoonuk in the Center for Primary Research and Training in 2007. Preferred Citation [Identification of item], Institute for Dance and Experimental Art Records (Collection 1753). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA. UCLA Catalog Record ID UCLA Catalog Record ID: 5706052  Biography Claudia Chapline is a multimedia artist and arts presenter: painter, poet, art journalist, former college professor, choreographer, founder and director of galleries for new art in Santa Monica and Sacramento, consultant and mentor. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude with Special Honors in Art from Corcoran School of Art and The George Washington University, she earned an M.A. in dance therapy at Washington University. During most of her long career she has worked on the leading edge of art as healing, performance art, fiber sculpture, assemblage, and installation. Her art has been exhibited in hundreds of museum and gallery exhibitions throughout the U.S.A., in Canada, Europe, Latin America and Japan, Korea and Australia. She taught at Washington University, University of Missouri and was a professor at California State University, Northridge and UCLA. As Manager of the Art in Public Buildings Program for the California Arts Council she coordinated numerous public art projects for State facilities, developed public art plans and consulted with California cities and counties. She has served on many boards, providing leadership to community arts organizations. Ms. Chapline is the founder/director of The Institute for Dance and Experimental Art (I.D.E.A.), established in Santa Monica, California in 1974. Scope and Content The material documents the activities of The Institute for Dance and Experimental Art (I.D.E.A.) and its founder, Claudia Chapline. It consists of a variety of documents and audiovisual material, including tapes of performances. Organization and Arrangement Arranged in the following series:

    1. Administrative, 1973-1987 2. Art organizations, 1972-1981 3. Artist files, 1957-1985 (bulk 1973-1981) 4. Audiovisual materials, 1956-1986 (bulk 1975-1982) 5. Claudia Chapline, 1961-1986

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    6. Ephemera, 1966-1986 7. Performances, 1973-1980.

    Indexing Terms The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog. Subjects Institute for Dance and Experimental Art (Santa Monica, Calif.) --Archives. Dance companies --California --Santa Monica --Archival resources. Arts --Experimental methods --Archival resources.

      Series 1. Administrative 1973-1987 Physical Description: .75 linear feet Scope and Content Note Booklets, correspondence, pamphlets, newsletters, and other various administrative material. Arrangement Arranged alphabetically by title.

        Box 1, Folder 1 1974

    Scope and Content Note Includes biography of I.D.E.A., press release for I.D.E.A grand opening, list of I.D.E.A. performances and descriptions, various newspaper clippings, list of call board for 1974-1975, flyers for performances, and an issue of Newsletters from April 1974 with a piece on Chapline. Also includes three B&W photographs of I.D.E.A. performers.

        Box 1, Folder 2 1975

    Scope and Content Note Includes I.D.E.A. performance schedule, press release, flyers, newspaper clippings, and three 8 x 10" B&W photographs of Lisa Walford performing at I.D.E.A. Flyers are for shows by Chapline.

        Box 1, Folder 3 1976

    Scope and Content Note Includes I.D.E.A. call board for 1976, list of I.D.E.A. photographers, newspaper clippings, flyers, press releases, three photographs, and notes.

        Box 1, Folder 4 1977

    Scope and Content Note Includes correspondence from the California State Legislature, I.D.E.A. administrative papers, flyers, newspaper clippings, four B&W photographs, and two proof sheets on paper.

        Box 1, Folder 5 1978

    Scope and Content Note Includes clipping from Drama-Logue, the Independent, flyers, press releases, posters, schedules, correspondence, and two B&W photographs from I.D.E.A. performances.

        Box 1, Folder 6 1979 Folder 1 of 3

    Scope and Content Note Includes press releases and three B&W photographs.

       

  • Series 1.Administrative 1973-1987

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    Box 1, Folder 7 1979 Folder 2 of 3 Scope and Content Note Includes flyers and posters.

        Box 2, Folder 1 1979 Folder 3 of 3

    Scope and Content Note Includes newspaper clippings and issues of Dance West magazine.

        Box 2, Folder 2 1980 Folder 1 of 2

    Scope and Content Note Includes I.D.E.A. company information, a list of shows at I.D.E.A. from 1974-1980, flyers and programs arranged chronologically, clippings arranged chronologically, press releases, a brochure on Chapline, printed materials including a May-June issue of Neworld magazine, a May-June copy of DanceFlash newsletter, and a June-July issue of Artist News.

        Box 2, Folder 3 1980 Folder 2 of 2

    Scope and Content Note Includes four issues of Dance West magazine from January, March, and July.

        Box 2, Folder 4 Approved Grants 1979-1987

    Scope and Content Note Includes agreements from the California Arts Council, letters from Chapline requesting funding, agreements from C.E.T.A, and application to Sacramento County Cultural Awards.

        Box 2, Folder 5 Assorted Ephemera 1973-1980

    Scope and Content Note Includes flyers, schedules, and pamphlets.

        Box 2, Folder 6 Company Narrative/Biography 1974-1977

    Scope and Content Note Includes poster, company narrative, photocopied magazine articles, issue of Newletters, flyers, and business card.

        Box 2, Folder 7 Fee Schedule n.d.

    Scope and Content Note One fee schedule sheet.

        Box 2, Folder 8 I.D.E.A. Logo n.d.

    Scope and Content Note Five iron-on logos.

        Box 2, Folder 9 Letter of Support 1979 June 15

    Scope and Content Note A letter from John Dougherty to the National Endowment for the Arts on behalf of Chapline.

        Box 2, Folder 10 Photographers n.d.

    Scope and Content Note Scrap of paper with names and phone numbers.

       

  • Series 2.Art Organizations 1972-1981

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      Series 2. Art Organizations 1972-1981 Physical Description: .5 linear feet Scope and Content Note Brochures, correspondence, flyers, pamphlets, newsletters, press releases, and other miscellaneous material. Arrangement Arranged alphabetically by title.

        Box 2, Folder 10 American Dance Therapy Association 1975-1979

    Scope and Content Note Includes newsletter, a brochure for a one day symposium on dance therapy, a flyer for a dance medicine workshop, and a list of MFC programs in Southern Calfiornia.

        Box 2, Folder 10 Art in Public Places Committee 1976-1979

    Scope and Content Note Includes press release, meeting notes, member list, conference program, fifteen index cards with contact's information, two newspaper clippings, and information on the Santa Monica Bay Area Arts Co

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