Jaddo, Lahib 2014-12-08

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This interview features Lahib Jaddo, who discusses his early life and childhood in Iraq, her family history, her relocation and life in America, and her career as an artist.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Lahib Jaddo

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: December 8, 2014

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 01:28:35


Ancestry and early life in Baghdad 6 00:01:06 The Jaddos return to Iraq, Lahib stays in Beirut during war 14 00:21:21 Begins career in art-making, evolution of her art 17 00:27:50 Combining family and creative life 20 00:35:47 Discusses visit to Turkey, themes in art 24 00:44:48 Buddy Holly controversy 25 00:47:41 Discusses Rumi 26 00:50:48 Thoughts on aging and the later part of life 27 00:55:24 Nudity in art, universality, technique 31 01:04:37 Scheduling and time as an artist 37 01:18:17

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: audio cd available in reading room

Transcript: found on dspace, see below


Click for transcript: http://hdl.handle.net/10605/315141

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