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Pettitt, Peggy (Creator)
Smith, Louise, 1955- (Creator)
Smith, Louise, 1955- (Performer)
Fleming, John (American architect, contemporary) (Director)
Tissier, Remy (Director)
Seid, Lori E (Stage manager)
Giguere, Joel (Lighting designer)
Lefkowitz, Miriam (Videographer)
Performance Space 122 (Event place)
Veselka Festival (Presenter)
Pettitt, Peggy (Performer)

PS 122 Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1989-05-14
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8304
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4592 (former)
Performance art
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] the P.S. 122 annual Veselka Festival ; created and performed by Peggy Pettitt and Louise Smith ; choreography and direction by John Fleming and Remy Tissier.
Creation/production credits: Visual design, Remy Tissier ; sound recorded by Bob Kirschner ; festival stage manager, Lori E. Seid ; technical director and lighting designer, Joel Giguere.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Performance Space 122, New York, on May 14, 1989, by Character Generators/Video, cameraperson, Miriam Lefkowitz.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Date: Copyright date 1989
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassette (Umatic) (65 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Performance art work.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176321
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ce307f80-8a8e-0135-b7d8-19ec5b338d36
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1989: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Palaver" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Palaver" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 14, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1989). Palaver Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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