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Avant-Garde-Arama: hands across Siberia
Additional title: Millimeter (Choreographic work : Eichenberger)
Russell, Mark, 1954- (Host)
Russell, Mark, 1954- (Speaker)
Kharitonov, Victor (Performer)
Sackerlotzky, Heide (Performer)
Kaminsky, Leonid (Performer)
Godwin, James (Performer)
Ageshin, Boris (Performer)
Jackson, Judith Alexa (Performer)
Ryvkin, Vadim (Performer)
Ryvkin, Victor (Performer)
Eichenberger, Estelle (Choreographer)
Yevtushenko, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich, 1933-2017 (Author)
Cooper-Moore (Composer)
Schurink, Erik (Designer)
Ferri, David (Lighting designer)
Richards, Peter (Videographer)
Finger Lakes Trio (Musical group) (Musician)
Koo Dance (Company) (Performer)
Performance Space 122 (Presenter)

PS 122 Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1989-04-15
Table of Contents
1 (ca. 58 min.). Introduction by Russell -- Millimeter / choreography, Estelle Eichenberger ; music, Cooper-Moore ; projections, Erik Schurink ; performed by Heide Sackerlotzky of Koo Dance -- Lesson in laughter / performed by Kaminsky -- [Performance art work] / performed by James Godwin -- Father and son ; [and] The mime [excerpt] / performed by Ageshin. |||| 2 (ca. 54 min.). Bags and mother tree foot [excerpts] / performed by Judith Jackson -- [Songs] / performed by Vadim Ryvkin and others -- [Song] / performed by Victor Ryvkin -- 42nd Street. 40-second performances by volunteers from the audience. |||| 3 (ca. 31 min.) The toymaker / poem by Yevgeny Yevtushenko ; introduced and translated by Whittaker ; performed by Kharitonov -- [Songs] / performed by the Finger Lakes Trio.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8300
Performance art
Experimental theater
Avant-garde (Music)
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Creation/production credits: Decor, Poodle World Productions ; lighting, David Ferri.
Performers: Featured guests: Victor Kharitonov, Leonid Kaminsky, and Vadim Ryvkin of Leningrad's Experiment Theater, with Victor Ryvkin, brother of Vadim ; interpreter, Robert Whittaker.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Performance Space 122, New York, on April 15, 1989, by Character Generators/Video, cameraperson, Peter Richards.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 videocassettes (U-matic) (144 min. total) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Program of music, dance, mime, and performance art, interspersed with speeches by Kharitonov, director of the Experiment Theater.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176362
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): abfa18d0-8f03-0138-d579-1197f7115377
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  • 1989: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Avant-Garde-Arama" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989-04-15.

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