Chinoiserie: movement rehearsal

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Chinoiserie: movement rehearsal
Additional title: Ping Chong archive
Chong, Ping (Director)
Chong, Ping (Producer)
Ping Chong & Company (Production personnel)

Ping Chong Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1990 - 1999 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-7196
Theater rehearsals -- United States
Immigrants -- United States -- Drama
Chinese -- United States
China -- Relations -- Western countries -- Drama
East and West -- Drama
Video art
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Statement of responsibility: conceived and directed by Ping Chong.
Funding: The processing of the Ping Chong audio-visual materials was made possible, in part, through the generous assistance of the Leon Levy Foundation.
Acquisition: Gift; Ping Chong & Company; 2009. NN-PD
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (45 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
A rehearsal of the multimedia performance piece portraying through song, dance, and spoken text critical moments in Chinese-Western relations, focusing mainly on the history of Chinese immigrants and their descendants in the United States, especially the discrimination and mistreatment they endured. Interspersed are personal anecdotes told by Ping Chong, himself a Chinese-American. Part two of a trilogy dealing with East-West encounters, comprised also of Deshima and After sorrow.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19713759
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8fb3fa10-e369-0130-ae02-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1990: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Chinoiserie" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990 - 1999.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Chinoiserie" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 24, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1990 - 1999). Chinoiserie Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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