The New York Public Library offers grab-and-go service at select locations as part of our gradual reopening.

Library division & collection with this item:

This Item

RainForest, Mar. 16, 2002

View this item elsewhere:

RainForest, Mar. 16, 2002
Additional title: RainForest (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Tudor, David, 1926-1996 (Composer)
Andrieux, Cédric (Dancer)
Bokaer, Jonah (Dancer)
Farmer, Holley (Dancer)
Steele, Jeannie K (Dancer)
Swan, Derry (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987 (Designer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Presenter)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2001
Table of Contents
Disc 1: RainForest [filmed in wide shot] (20 min.) -- Disc 2: RainForest [filmed in close shot, digitized also] (20 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3570
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2129
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: *MGZIDVD 5-2129 includes both wide and close shot ; *MGZIDF 3570 only includes close shot.
Creation/production credits: Music by David Tudor. Decor by Andy Warhol.
Venue: Videotaped in performance by Deutsches Tanzfilminstitut at Theater am Goetheplatz, Bremen, Germany, Mar. 16, 2002.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Betacam-SP) (21 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
These discs contain two recordings of a single performance of RainForest, one in wide shot and the other with close-ups.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 163567981
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16588402
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e6a4be10-2bea-0137-248c-01f1afb4558e
Rights Statement
This item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. 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. For other uses you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).

Item timeline of events

  • 2001: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "RainForest, Mar. 16, 2002" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2001.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "RainForest, Mar. 16, 2002" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 23, 2021.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2001). RainForest, Mar. 16, 2002 Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url= | title= (moving image) RainForest, Mar. 16, 2002, (2001)|author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=June 23, 2021 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

RainForest, Mar. 16, 2002