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Bre’Shey Westbrook caught up with FREE/PHASE artists Mendi+Keith at the intermedia suite’s debut exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center.

M+K talk about the origin of the name of the intermedia suite, FREE/PHASE and how it came about.
Interviewed by Columbia College Chicago student Bre’Shey Westbrook. Edited by CBMR Archivist and Digital Librarian Laurie Lee Moses.

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Interview with Mendi+Keith at FREE/PHASE event, by Bre’Shey Westbrook from Center for Black Music Research on Vimeo.

In this second clip from her interview, she asks them about their creative process, which included many kinds of conversations–with each other, and with the staff at the CBMR. Keith also talks of his work as it is informed by research in the archives.

Interviewed by Columbia College Chicago student Bre’Shey Westbrook. Edited by CBMR Archivist and Digital Librarian Laurie Lee Moses.

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