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Additional title: Grain (Choreographic work : Eiko and Koma)
Feldman, David (Lighting designer)
Blu (Lighting designer)
Bush, Jeffrey C. (Videographer)
Ipiotis, Celia (Videographer)
Eiko and Koma (Conceptor)
Video D Studios (Videographer)
Dance Theater Workshop (Presenter)
Eiko and Koma (Performer)

Eiko and Koma Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1984
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2033
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped by Video D Studios during a performance at the Bessie Schönberg Theater, Dance Theater Workshop Winter Events 1984, in New York.
Creation/production credits: Conceived and performed by Eiko and Koma. Music: Japanese, Tibetan, and Indonesian folk music. Lighting: Dave Feldman in collaboration with Blu. "Tentacle," the film which appears as part of this work, is a film copy of a videodance work made in collaboration with Jeff Bush and Celia Ipiotis.
Content: For the closing work on the program, Night tide, see: *MGZIC 9-3843.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Digital Betacam) (54 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
An exploration of the myth of the birth of rice.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12166995
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b696f430-352a-0131-9f45-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1984: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Grain" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1984.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Grain" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 6, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1984). Grain Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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