Fluid canvas [and] Split sides, Oct. 14, 2003Additional title: Fluid canvas (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Split sides (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesCunningham, Merce (Creator)Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)King, John, 1953 November 28- (Composer)Downie, Marc. (Designer)Eshkar, Shelley (Designer)Kaiser, Paul, 1956- (Designer)Ingalls, James F. (Lighting designer)Heishman, Robert (Designer)Yass, Catherine, 1963- (Designer)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)Radiohead (Musical group) (Musician)Sigur Rós (Musical group) (Musician)
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2003-10-14
Table of ContentsIntroduction (4 min.) -- Fluid canvas (31 min.) -- Split sides (43 min.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3627Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2092 (former)
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed dance
NotesContent: Filmed in close shot.Content: The recording of Fluid canvas is very dark.Creation/production credits: Fluid canvas. Music by John King. Video design by Marc Downie, Shelley Eshkar, Paul Kaiser. Lighting design by James F. Ingalls.Creation/production credits: Split sides. Music by Radiohead and Sigur Ros. Decor by Robert Heishman and Catherine Yass.Venue: Recorded in performance at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York City, on Oct. 14, 2003.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (MiniDV) (78 min.) : sound, color
DescriptionThis performance was part of a program celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. The recording begins with Merce Cunningham and Carolyn Brown, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, James Hall and others casting dice to determine the order of music, decor and costumes for Split sides. The performance of Fluid canvas begins at 4 min. into the video.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16549364Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6ec63050-314e-0132-a986-3c075448cc4b
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