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Tate Modern event
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Composer)
Wolff, Christian, 1934- (Composer)
Andrieux, Cédric (Dancer)
Bokaer, Jonah (Dancer)
Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)
Chen, Ashley (Dancer)
Cunningham, Paige (Dancer)
Farmer, Holley (Dancer)
Goggans, Jennifer (Dancer)
Kirschner, Mandy (Dancer)
Minato, Koji (Dancer)
Roberts, Daniel Aguzzoli (Dancer)
Squire, Daniel S (Dancer)
Steele, Jeannie K (Dancer)
Swan, Derry (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Therrien, Cheryl (Dancer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Presenter)
Tate Modern (Gallery) (Host)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2003
Table of Contents
Disc 1 (62 min.) -- Disc 2 [also digitized] (56 min.) -- Disc 3 (53 min.) -- Disc 4 (46 min.) -- Disc 5 (62 min.) -- Disc 6 (46 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3122
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2063
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Only Disc 2 has been digitized.
Venue: Recorded in performance at the Tate Modern, London, England, on Nov. 4, 2003.
Biographical/historical: Merce Cunningham's Events consist of a selection from his group and solo works performed to music and decor specially arranged for that event. Each event is performed only once, and not meant to be repeated.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (miniDV) (119 min.) : sound, color, black and white sequences ; 1/4 in.
These discs contain raw footage of an Event performed by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in the turbine hall at the Tate Modern, filmed by miltiple cameras, including footage of the set-up for the performance, audience members, the musicians performing the score, the performance, and curtain calls. This Event included material from Ocean, Changing steps Rondo, and Change of address.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 86110680
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16529411
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 352eb940-2be5-0137-4c7f-255be326b689
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 2003: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Tate Modern event" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2003.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Tate Modern event" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2003). Tate Modern event Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Tate Modern event