Playing with Fire (Fire Dancing), 2008  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Thompson, Alex
Title
Playing with Fire (Fire Dancing)
Dates
2008
Quantity
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
2008_141
Summary
Alex Thompson was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
Repository
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
97403
Telephone: 541-346-3925
flr@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Publication of this finding aid was supported in whole or part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by Oregon State Library.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Project reflects on fire dancing's connections with the "neo-hippy" culture, issues concerning fire dancers and the effect the hobby/profession has on performers' lives. Also touches on Burning Man Festival and how it helped spread fire dancing's popularity.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection is available for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Project release formReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Informant release form(s)Return to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T05_2008_141_1: [untitled]
1.0 sound cassette (analog)
Thompson, Alex
undated
T05_2008_141_2: [untitled]
1.0 sound cassette (analog)
Thompson, Alex
undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Burning Man
  • counter-culture
  • Dance
  • Fire-Dancing
  • Poi
  • sound recordings
  • Personal Names :
  • Holland, Lia
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Oregon
  • Portland, Or.
  • University of Oregon
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project