Avant-Garde-Arama: the pride is back

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Avant-Garde-Arama: the pride is back
Additional title: Pride is back
Additional title: Temp for a day (Choreographic work : Goodwin)
Additional title: Boot camp (Choreographic work : McDonald)
Additional title: Great outdoors (Choreographic work : Foley)
Additional title: Prêt-à-porter (Choreographic work : Dennis)
McDonald, D. J. (Choreographer)
McDonald, D. J. (Dancer)
Mamula, David (Performer)
Goodwin, B. J. (Dancer)
Goodwin, B. J (Choreographer)
Foley, Kate, 1958- (Dancer)
Foley, Kate, 1958- (Choreographer)
Kueffer, Carol (Dancer)
Ferris, Chris (Dancer)
Dennis, Charles (Dancer)
Dennis, Charles (Choreographer)
Saliba, Paul (Dancer)
Veretennikova, Nina (Dancer)
Stultz, Kevin (Composer)
Mahrer, Michelle (Director)
Mahrer, Michelle (Film producer)
Mahrer, Michelle (Conceptor)
Tully, Peter (Costume designer)
Cabot, Brett (Composer)
Offord, Colin (Composer)
Greenberg, Blair (Composer)
Westheimer, Peter (Composer)
Lefkowitz, Miriam (Videographer)
Avant-Garde-Arama (Producer)
Performance Space 122 (Event place)

PS 122 Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1987-03-06
Place: New York, NY
Table of Contents
Disc 1 (ca. 52 min.): Boot camp / choreography/performance, D.J. McDonald -- On performance art [and] The 60-second chef [and] Excerpts from Italian opera / performed by David Mamula -- Temp for a day / choreography/performance, B.J. Goodwin ; music, Throbbing Gristle -- Great outdoors. Part I / choreography, Kate Foley ; music, Kevin Stultz ; performed by Foley, Carol Kueffer, and Chris Ferris. |||| Disc 2 (ca. 52 min.). Pret-à-porter / choreography, Charles Dennis ; performed by Dennis and others -- Xidu (b and color) / film conceived, directed, and edited by Michelle Mahrer ; music, Brett Cabot, Blair Greenberg, Colin Offord, and Peter Westheimer ; costumes, Peter Tully ; danced by Paul Saliba and Nina Veretennikova -- 42nd Street. 40-second performances by volunteers from the audience -- [Songs and tap dancing] / performed by Bob's Drive-Inn.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6067
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2517 (former)
Experimental films
Performance art
Tap dancing
Avant-garde (Music)
Avant-garde dance
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Performance Space 122, New York, on March 6, 1987, by Character Generators/Video.
Funding: This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Umatic) (104 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 3/4 in.
Program of avant-garde dance, music, film, and performance art.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175524
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ee873d90-a8fa-0134-8cec-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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  • 1987: Created
  • 2017: 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. 1987. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/60610130-ef96-0133-08f8-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Avant-Garde-Arama" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 17, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/60610130-ef96-0133-08f8-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1987). Avant-Garde-Arama Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/60610130-ef96-0133-08f8-60f81dd2b63c

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