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Title
Fluid canvas, Oct. 14, 2003
Additional title: Fluid canvas (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
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
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 2003
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3628
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2053 (former)
Topics
Cunningham, Merce -- Anniversaries, etc.
Genres
Video.
Dance
Notes
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] Merce Cunningham Dance Company ; choreography by Merce Cunningham.
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.
Performers: Performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Cedric Andrieux, Jonah Bokaer, Lisa Boudreau, Ashley Chen, Paige Cunningham, Holley Farmer, Jean Freebury, Jennifer Goggans, Mandy Kirschner, Koji Minato, Daniel Roberts, Daniel Squire, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrien.
Venue: Recorded in performance at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York City, on Oct. 14, 2003.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Physical Description
Electronic resource
1 streaming video file (38 min.)
Sd., col.
Description
This 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 Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16529326
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 82ef8720-314e-0132-aece-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
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Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 2003: Issued
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fluid canvas" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2003. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/83e1b680-314e-0132-b51f-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fluid canvas" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/83e1b680-314e-0132-b51f-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2003). Fluid canvas Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/83e1b680-314e-0132-b51f-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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Fluid canvas