Glitching History: Using Image Deformance to Rethink Agency & Authenticity in the 1960s American Folk Music Revival

visually remixing icons of the folk revival to hear their significance in new ways.

“Glitching History: Using Image Deformance to Rethink Agency and Authenticity in the 1960s American Folk Music Revival,” just published in the inaugural issue of Current Research in Digital History from the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media.

Mississippi John Hurt, Sam Hinton, Doc Watson @ 1964 Berkeley Folk Music Festival. Photographer: Kelly Hart.
Mississippi John Hurt, Sam Hinton, Doc Watson @ 1964 Berkeley Folk Music Festival. Photographer: Kelly Hart.
Doc Watson, Mississippi John Hurt, & Sam Hinton in photo by Kelly Hart, glitched by Nathan Anderson.

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