We are thrilled to award Linda Goode Bryant with the 2020 Berresford Prize, an annual award that honors cultural practitioners who have contributed significantly to the advancement, wellbeing, and care of artists in society. As a legendary social activist, gallerist, and filmmaker, Bryant has had a massive effect on the trajectory of countless artists and has changed the course of art history in the process.
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“Traditionally, chants and dances were composed by our ancestors and given to people to honor and account their stories. The ‘owner’ would be not the person who wrote it, composed, or choreographed the mele or hula, but the person to whom it was given.”
To read the full interview with 2016 USA Fellow in Traditional Arts, Vicky Holt Takamine, click here.