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Eric Dawson

Audio-visual archivist, Knox County Public Library in Knoxville United States

Eric Dawson is Audio-Visual Archivist with the Knox County Public Library's Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound. He's also a longtime local music journalist, former Arts and Entertainment editor of the Knoxville Voice and a board member of the nonprofit performance venue Pilot Light.

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Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound

@ VOL 28 ON AUG 16, 2018

In feature films, documentaries, news footage and home movies, moving images offer unique and rich records of our cultural history. Due to the ephemeral nature of these artifacts, however, we can’t take their longevity for granted. Eric Dawson and John Morton offer a look inside the Knox County Public Library’s audio-visual archive, and examine the importance of film archiving as a means of preserving our past.
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Knoxville @ Mill and Mine
Aug 16, 2018