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Finding Aid for the Institute for Dance and Experimental Art Records, 1956-1994
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • 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.

    Administrative 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
    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.