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All that Avant-Garde-Arama

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All that Avant-Garde-Arama
Bernard, Karen (Choreographer)
Heggen, Gonnie (Choreographer)
Poelstra, Frans (Choreographer)
Hyena, Hank (Performer)
Downey, Dennis (Performer)
Darsow, Fred (Choreographer)
Melnick, Jodi (Dancer)
Schultz, Kristin (Dancer)
Langevin, Karen (Dancer)
De Silva, Maya (Dancer)
Dame, Terry (Composer)
Dame, Terry (Instrumentalist)
Snider, Greta (Cinematographer)
Abbott, Mark (Composer)
Wixon, Scott (Designer)
Ferri, David (Lighting designer)
Armijo, Arthur, 1960-1993 (Videographer)
Performance Space 122 (Presenter)
Bernard, Karen (Dancer)
Heggen, Gonnie (Dancer)
Poelstra, Frans (Dancer)
Darsow, Fred (Dancer)

PS 122 Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990-03-09
Table of Contents
1 (ca. 62 min.). Bali hai / performed by Jasmine and John Richards -- Riffs / choreography and performance, Karen Bernard ; music, Mark Abbott ; visuals, Scott Wixon -- Het valt, ja toch? [excerpt] / choreography and performance, Gonnie Heggen and Frans Poelstra -- The agony of contact lenses [excerpt from Miracles of the flesh] / performed by Hank Hyena -- 12 men on the moon / performed by Dennis Downey.
2 (ca. 47 min.). Fiesta por sevillanas / choreography, Fred Darsow ; music, El Pali ; I, Dijo la liebre, performed by Darsow, Jodi Melnick, and Kristin Schultz ; II, Front, performed by Darsow ; III, La malena, performed by Maya de Silva, Karen Langevin, Melnick, and Schultz -- Futility / film by Greta Snider -- The anarchist's vomit [excerpt from Miracles of the flesh] / performed by Hank Hyena -- 42nd Street. 40-second performances by volunteers from the audience -- Wake the jessamy bride [excerpts] / music, Terry Dame ; performed by the Huntington Group: Thomas Piercy (clarinet), Chris Kuhn (cello), Dame (piano), and Maria Breyer (percussion).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8347
Performance art
Avant-garde (Music)
Experimental films
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Creation/production credits: presented by Performance Space 122.
Creation/production credits: Lighting, David Ferri.
Performers: Host: Jasmine.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Performance Space 122, New York, on March 9, 1990, by Character Generators/Video, cameraperson, Arthur Armijo.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (111 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Program of avant-garde dance, music, film, and performance art.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176360
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cbaba140-865c-0138-9691-675c39f36633
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

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  • 1990: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "All that Avant-Garde-Arama" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0bdf13d3-2c24-424b-8dee-4d70e8c7fcd7

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "All that Avant-Garde-Arama" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 8, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0bdf13d3-2c24-424b-8dee-4d70e8c7fcd7

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1990). All that Avant-Garde-Arama Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0bdf13d3-2c24-424b-8dee-4d70e8c7fcd7

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All that Avant-Garde-Arama