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Interviews [Todd Beers and Eddie Swayze]

 Digital Work
Identifier: ds_0027_beersswayze_cap_01.mp4


  • 2007



Part of a collection of interviews and other recordings made for a film on ASL poetry, "The Heart of the Hydrogen Jukebox." The first part of this DVD shows painter and poet Todd Beers discussing his work teaching writing at the Rochester Institute of Technology and at Writers & Books in Rochester, New York. Beers also talks about how the Painted Rope series of ASL poetry readings got its start. The second part shows Deaf artist and poet Eddie Swayze discussing his poetry.


249.09 Megabytes (mp4)


Sign Languages


General Note

This material was digitized as part of a CLIR Hidden Collections grant: "Sculptures in the Air: An Accessible Online Video Repository of the American Sign Language (ASL) Poetry and Literature Collections at the RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive (RIT/NTID DSA) in Rochester, NY." Original VHS recordings were transferred to mp4 format, captioned, and voiced, by the National Technical Institute for the Deaf Production Services department.


Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archives Repository

Rochester NY 14623 USA