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Series of interviews with artists working in Appalachia

The following is part of a series of interviews with some of the members of a group of 25 artists from around the U.S. and Canada who went to Kentucky and Virginia to participate in the initial stages of a multi-year, multi-site community art project sponsored by the American Festival Project. The American Festival Project is based in Whitesburg, Kentucky with Appalshop, a regional community arts center. The interviews were conducted by Nic Paget-Clarke, 2000

Works with Ryakuga, a grass roots communications (radio and TV) company in Newfoundland, Canada.
Grass roots communications from Canada to Appalachia
near Elkhorn City, Virginia
A theater person: writes and direct plays, member of the theater company El Teatro de la Esperanza.
Theater, Esperanza, and Mountaintops
near Kelly Fork, Kentucky
Merging art, functionality and education
Whitesburg, Kentucky
Choreographer and dancer
From a movement standpoint - Dance
Harlan County, Kentucky
Performance artist
An interview with performance artist Stephanie Juno
Whitesburg, Kentucky
"I do art, advocacy, and education."
An interview with Suzanne Lacy
near Elkhorn City, Kentucky
Founder / director of Los Angeles Poverty Department theater group
A good survival strategy - Theater
Part 1 - Mobilizing homeless people / Part 2 - The extractive economy
Whitesburg, Kentucky
Performance artist and teacher
People's Sense of Place
Pennington Gap, Virginia
Works in the performing arts. Runs an arts organization called Great Leap.
Performing Arts, Obon, Yoga and Martial Arts
Pennington Gap, Virginia

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