Fluid canvas, Oct. 14, 2003Additional title: Fluid canvas (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)Andrieux, Cédric (Dancer)Bokaer, Jonah (Dancer)Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)Chen, Ashley (Dancer)Cunningham, Paige. (Dancer)Farmer, Holley (Dancer)Freebury, Jean (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)
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2003-10-14
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3628Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2053 (former)
TopicsCunningham, MerceModern dance
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed dance
NotesContent: Sound and picture are damaged between 1 and 2 min. into the video. The recording of Fluid canvas is very dark.Creation/production credits: Music by John King. Video design by Marc Downie, Shelley Eshkar, Paul Kaiser. Lighting design by James F. Ingalls.Venue: Recorded in performance at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York City, on Oct. 14, 2003.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (MiniDV) (38 min.) : sound, color
DescriptionThis performance of Fluid canvas was part of a program celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. The recording begins with a brief speech in honor of the occasion; Cunningham and Carolyn Brown, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and others then throw dice to determine the order of music for the evening's program. The performance of Fluid canvas begins at 8 min. into the video.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16529326Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 82ef8720-314e-0132-aece-3c075448cc4b
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