BIPED [and] Pond way: a film

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BIPED [and] Pond way: a film
Additional title: Biped (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Pond way (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Atlas, Charles (Director)
Andrieux, Cédric (Dancer)
Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)
Caley, Thomas (Dancer)
Farmer, Holley (Dancer)
Fason, Maydelle (Dancer)
Freebury, Jean (Dancer)
Kulick, David (Dancer)
Minato, Koji (Dancer)
Mohr, Matthew D (Dancer)
Ogan, Banu (Dancer)
Squire, Daniel S (Dancer)
Steele, Jeannie K (Dancer)
Swan, Derry (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Therrien, Cheryl (Dancer)
Bryars, Gavin (Composer)
Bryars, Gavin (Instrumentalist)
Woodrow, James (Instrumentalist)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Instrumentalist)
Harris, Sophie (Instrumentalist)
Kaiser, Paul, 1956- (Designer)
Eshkar, Shelley (Designer)
Gallo, Suzanne (Costume designer)
Copp, Aaron (Lighting designer)
Eno, Brian, 1948- (Composer)
Lichtenstein, Roy, 1923-1997 (Designer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2005
Place: Paris, France
Publisher: MK2 éditions
Table of Contents
BIPED (49 min.) -- Pond way (26 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4486
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: by Charles Atlas ; choreography by Merce Cunningham ; produced by NADA, Institut National de l'Audiovisual, and the Cunningham Dance Foundation, Inc.
Content: Title, statement of responsibility and credits appear on-screen.
Content: For another copy of this film that includes commentary by Merce Cunningham, see *MGZIDVD 5-2139.
Creation/production credits: BIPED: music (BIPED) written by Gavin Bryars and performed by Gavin Bryars, James Woodrow, Takehisa Kosugi and Sophie Harris; digital projections by Paul Kaiser and Shelley Eshkar; costumes by Suzanne Gallo; lighting by Aaron Copp.
Creation/production credits: Pond way: music by Brian Eno; decor by Roy Lichtenstein; costumes by Suzanne Gallo.
Venue: Recorded 1999 Mulhouse, France.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Language: With credits and commentary available in English or French.
Physical Description
Born digital
Extent: 1 video file (75 min.) : sound, color
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 904257237
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20539390
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 80bdd7f0-4b48-0133-8938-60f81dd2b63c
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "BIPED [and] Pond way" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2005.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "BIPED [and] Pond way" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 20, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2005). BIPED [and] Pond way Retrieved from

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BIPED [and] Pond way