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Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (Composer)
Marclay, Christian (Composer)
O'Rourke, Jim, 1969- (Composer)
Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)
Caley, Thomas (Dancer)
Farmer, Holley (Dancer)
Fason, Maydelle (Dancer)
Freebury, Jean (Dancer)
Kulick, David (Dancer)
Mohr, Matthew D. (Dancer)
Ogan, Banu (Dancer)
Phillips, Jared (Dancer)
Rumsey, Glen (Dancer)
Squire, Daniel S. (Dancer)
Steele, Jeannie K. (Dancer)
Swan, Derry (Dancer)
Swinston, Robert (Dancer)
Therrien, Cheryl (Dancer)
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987 (Designer)
Gallo, Suzanne (Costume designer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company ()

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1998-09-01
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1837
Modern dance
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Content: Filmed in close shot.
Creation/production credits: Decor by Andy Warhol (originally created for RainForest). Costumes by Suzanne Gallo.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minn., on Sept. 1, 1998.
Biographical/historical: This outdoor dance program was presented during the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden's tenth anniversary celebration.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (62 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Merce Cunningham's Events consist of a selection from his group and solo works performed to music and decor specially arranged for that event. Each event is performed only once, and not meant to be repeated. The Event performed Sept. 1, 1998 included excerpts from RainForest.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16304113
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a3173970-352b-0131-ed23-3c075448cc4b
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Event for the garden" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1998.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Event for the garden" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 20, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1998). Event for the garden Retrieved from

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Event for the garden