Geoffrey Holder: Anicka Austin in Conversation with Leo Holder

Leo Holder talks with Anicka Austin, Visiting Archivist for the Geoffrey Holder and Carmen de Lavallade papers at Rose Library, about the decades-long artistic career of his father, Bond villain, director, actor, dancer, painter, choreographer, and Tony Award winner, Geoffrey Holder.

Anicka Austin is an Atlanta-based artist and archivist curious about the relationship between ephemerality, documentation and legacy. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Carolina Academic Library Associates fellowship, graduating in May 2020 with a Master of Science in Library Science. She is currently working as visiting archivist for the Geoffrey Holder and Carmen de Lavallade papers at Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library.

Leo Holder is a visual artist, who also serves as the family archivist in charge of preserving his parents' legacy as well as reconstructing their works.

Geoffrey Holder and Carmen  de Lavallade papers at Rose Library