CON/Text: an interactive dance-sound-video system Additional title: CON/Text (Choreographic work : Solomons)
NamesSolomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Donor)Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Choreographer)Danielson, Alan (Dancer)Derr, Edward A (Dancer)Despotakis, Paul (Dancer)Graf, Pat (Dancer)Huffstetler, Robby (Dancer)Thomsen, Carl (Dancer)Schafer, Ken (Composer)Schwartz, Michael (Videographer)Robison, Mark (Videographer)Guerrard, Philip (Director)Pressner, Stan (Lighting designer)Byrd, Craig (Production personnel)Johnson, Nancy L (Costume designer)Tsug, Eva (Costume designer)Solomons Company/Dance (Performer)Character Generators/Video (Videographer)Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Dancer)
The Gus Solomons Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1986-04-03 - 1986-04-04
Table of ContentsReel 1 (ca. 33 min.). Documentation of Space A / recorded on July 3, 1986 -- Reel 2 (ca. 36 min.). Documentation of Space B / recorded on July 4, 1986
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 7788Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6273 (former)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesCreation/production credits: presented by the Solomons Company/Dance ; concept and choreography by Gus Solomons, Jr. ; videography by Michael Schwartz and Mark Robison ; sound score by Ken Schafer, Jr. ; video direction by Philip Guerrard.Content: Additional data from original cases and containers.Creation/production credits: Costumes, Nancy L. Johnson and Eva Tsug ; lighting consultant, Stan Pressner ; technical coordination, Craig Byrd.Performers: Danced by the Solomons Company/Dance: Alan Danielson, Edward Derr, Paul Despotakis, Pat Graf, Robby Huffstetler, Gus Solomons, Jr., Carl Thomsen.Venue: Videotaped in performance at Just Above Midtown, New York, on July 3 and 4, 1986, by Character Generators/Video.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (69 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionDance work presented simultaneously in two adjacent spaces, A and B. In addition to the live performance, the audience in space A viewed video footage of the action in space B, and vice versa. For the video footage only, see: *MGZIC 9-6274.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY00-F153NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14649060Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): beb21d90-8047-0135-c3e0-071555d12ce7
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