Avant-Garde-Arama: hands across Siberia

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Avant-Garde-Arama: hands across Siberia
Russell, Mark, 1954- (Host)
Kharitonov, Victor (Performer)
Murrin, Tom (Performer)
Khamutiansky, Yuri (Performer)
Ivanov, Victor (Musician)
Zambrano, David (Choreographer)
Klahr, Lewis (Film director)
Yevtushenko, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich, 1933-2017 (Author)
Ferri, David (Lighting designer)
Richards, Peter (Videographer)
Avant-Garde-Arama (Associated name)
Orson Welk (Musical group) (Musician)
Performance Space 122 (Presenter)
Zambrano, David (Dancer)
Character Generators/Video (Videographer)

PS 122 Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1989-04-14
Table of Contents
1 (ca. 54 min.). Introduction by Russell -- [Performance art work] / performed by the Alien Comic [Tom Murrin] -- [Juggling] / performed by Khamutiansky -- Lost camel intentions / b&w film by Lewis Klahr -- [Songs and instrumental music] / performed by Ivanov -- 2 (ca. 51 min.). Para Carmen / choreography and performance, David Zambrano ; music, Georges Bizet -- The toymaker / poem by Yevgeny Yevtushenko ; introduction and translation, Whittaker ; performed by Kharitonov -- [Song and dance] / performed by Ivanov, Khamutiansky, and Kharitonov -- 42nd Street. 40-second performances by volunteers from the audience -- [Songs] / performed by Orson Welk [musical group].
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8299
Performance art
Experimental theater
Avant-garde (Music)
Experimental films
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Decor, Poodle World Productions ; lighting, David Ferri.
Performers: Featured guest performers: Victor Kharitonov, Yuri Khamutiansky, and Victor Ivanov of Leningrad's Experiment Theater ; interpreter, Robert Whittaker.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Performance Space 122, New York, on April 14, 1989, by Character Generators/Video, cameraperson, Peter Richards.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (105 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequence ;3/4 in.
Program of music, dance, film, and performance art, interspersed with speeches by Kharitonov, director of the Experiment Theater.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176357
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ea5c04f0-8bed-0138-939d-13c4ee67d1fe
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  • 1989: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Avant-Garde-Arama" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989-04-14. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5a3b3386-5076-49b8-ae90-db8028da36ba

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Avant-Garde-Arama" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 12, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5a3b3386-5076-49b8-ae90-db8028da36ba

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1989-04-14). Avant-Garde-Arama Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5a3b3386-5076-49b8-ae90-db8028da36ba

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