British Universities Film & Video Council

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NATIONAL ELECTRONIC AND VIDEO ARCHIVE OF THE CRAFTS (NEVAC)

Description
The National Electronic and Video Archive of the Crafts - NEVAC - gathers materials which will act as a resource for those researching the nature of the Crafts. These materials are characteristically in the form of digital video and sound recordings of people who have been intimately associated with the development of the Crafts in Britain.

There are currently 271 hours of interviews with 123 people, (including ceramists, textile artists, wood-workers, print-makers, enamel artists and curators).
Website
http://www.media.uwe.ac.uk/nevac/
Keywords
Oral History; Bristol
Access
Open by appointment 10am-4pm, Monday to Friday. Tel: Matthew Partington on 0117 3284746

Artefact and Related Documentation Holdings

Documents
Paperwork associated with interviews with craftspeople for the NEVAC archive.; Correspondence; Photographs; Other production documentation
TV, Video & Digital
The University holds a collection of tape format players for use by students, staff and researchers. These include Hi-8, BetaSP, U-matic, DVC-PRO and other more recent formats.

Catalogues

Computerised database
http://www.media.uwe.ac.uk/nevac includes an archive page which lists all of the material in the archive
Online catalogue
http://www.media.uwe.ac.uk/nevac/archive.htm

Additional Information

Artefact notes
At present the archive is catalogued using Microsoft Access

Main Contact

Name
Matthew Partington
Job title
Director
Telephone
0117 3284746
Email
matthew.partington@uwe.ac.uk
Address
University of the West of England Faculty of Creative Arts
Bower Ashton Campus
Kennel Lodge Road
Bristol
BS3 2JT

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