The ballad of Avant-Garde-Arama

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The ballad of Avant-Garde-Arama
Kaniecki, Michael (Host)
Zippi, Daniel (Host)
Wexler, Susan (Dancer)
Bullet, Silvia (Singer)
Mason, Keith Antar (Performer)
Allison, Nancy (Dancer)
Baker, Margaret (Performer)
Ingravallo, Diviana (Performer)
Richards, Peter (Videographer)
Avant-Garde-Arama (Associated name)
Performance Space 122 (Presenter)
Character Generators/Video (Videographer)

PS 122 Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1989-11-11
Table of Contents
1 (ca. 53 min). [Dance solo] / performed by Susan Wexler -- [Songs] / performed by Silvia Bullet -- [Performance art work] / performed by Keith Antar Mason -- [Dance solo] / performed by Nancy Allison -- 2 (ca. 60 min.). Plastic people [excerpt] / performed by Margaret Baker -- 42nd Street. 40-second performances by volunteers from the audience -- Looking for my ego / performed by Diviana [Ingravallo] -- [Songs] / performed by Washboard Jungle.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8326
Performance art
Avant-garde (Music)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Performance Space 122, New York, on November 11, 1989, by Character Generators/Video, cameraperson, Peter Richards.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (114 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Program of avant-garde dance, music, and performance art, interspersed with songs performed by the hosts.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175614
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f492ec30-8bed-0138-b77d-0bd1a7fc834e
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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.

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  • 1989: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The ballad of Avant-Garde-Arama" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The ballad of Avant-Garde-Arama" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 20, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1989). The ballad of Avant-Garde-Arama Retrieved from

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The ballad of Avant-Garde-Arama