A Conversation With Elizabeth LaPrelle

November 15, 2012 - 3:00pm
Location: 
C303 Snyder-Phillips Hall
362 Bogue Street, Snyder-Phillips Hall, Third Floor
East Lansing, MI 48824
United States

At 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, in C303 Snyder-Phillips Hall, LaPrelle will give an afternoon talk about Crankies, or scrolls that she hand makes with her friend, Anna Roberts-Gevalt. They sew, papercut, or print the scrolls with with illustrations of stories and ballads. When a crank is turned as you sing or speak, the pictures advance with the narrative. LaPrelle will talk abut the process of making Crankies, how the visuals aid in storytelling, and answer questions.