Oral history interview with Matt Coolidge, conducted by Greg Smoak and Jared Farmer (audio and transcript)

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Title Oral history interview with Matt Coolidge, conducted by Greg Smoak and Jared Farmer (audio and transcript)
Creator Coolidge, Matt
Contributor Smoak, Greg; Farmer, Jared
Date 2014-03-31
Spatial Coverage Wendover, Tooele County, Utah, United States
Subject Great Salt Lake (Utah); Earthworks (Art); Center for Land Use Interpretation
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Description In this interview, Matt Coolidge describes his early travels in and experiences of the west. He talks about becoming involved in the art world. Mr. Coolidge then discusses founding the Center for Land Use Interpretation in Wendover. He lists the people involved in the beginning and the process of starting the organization. Matt describes the Center and its environment. He talks about some of the artists who have been residents, the work they've done, and describes the residency itself. Through CLUI, Mr. Coolidge is also involved with centers and programs across the country. He details the center's exploration of the Great Salt Lake area. He describes the Great Salt Lake Land Scan and the process of creating it. Matt then discusses artists who have worked at and around Great Salt Lake, specifically Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt. At the end of the interview, Mr. Coolidge gives the interviewers a tour of CLUI while talking about land use issues relevant in the west.
Collection Number and Name A1310 Great Salt Lake Oral History Collection
Type Text; Sound
Format application/pdf
Extent 43 pages; 1:24
Language eng
Rights https://rightsstatements.org/page/InC-NC/1.0/
Rights Holder Coolidge, Matt
ARK ark:/87278/s6yg8e0r
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Is Part of Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project
Setname uum_gslohc
Date Created 2021-12-17
Date Modified 2021-12-17
ID 1732669
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6yg8e0r