Karen Aqua Collection

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Karen Aqua Collection

Karen Aqua Collection

1975-2011

This collection contains films made by animator Karen Aqua (1954-2011). A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design in 1976, Aqua completed 12 independently produced animated films during her career. In addition to these films, which screened at festivals and cinemas all over the world, Aqua taught animation to college students in the Boston area, participated in a number of animation workshops for elementary and middle school aged children throughout the United States, directed and animated over twenty segments for Sesame Street, and contributed to a number of commissioned and collaborative animation works. This collection of motion picture film print and pre-print elements, video masters and video viewing copies, and original audio recordings represents all of these aspects of Karen Aqua's artistic career.

1 collection (35mm, 16mm, and super 8mm film elements ; U-Matic, BetacamSp, Digital Betacam, VHS, HDCam, open reel, and DVD video elements ; 1/4-inch reel to reel audio elements)

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Sesame Street (Television program)

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Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series that combines live action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry. It was conceived in 1966 by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett. The program is known for its images communicated through the use of Jim Henson's Muppets, and includes short films, with humor and cultural references. The series premiered on November 10, 1969; it has aired on the U.S.'s national public television provider PBS since its debut, with its first run ...