Fluid canvas [and] Split sides, 2003-12-6Additional title: Fluid canvas (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Split sides (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
NamesCunningham, Merce (choreographer.)King, John, 1953 November 28- (composer.)King, John, 1953 November 28- (instrumentalist.)Downie, Marc (designer.)Eshkar, Shelley (artist.)Kaiser, Paul, 1956- (artist.)Heishman, Robert (designer.)Yass, Catherine, 1963- (designer.)Ingalls, James F. (designer.)Hall, James (costume designer.)Andrieux, Cédric (dancer.)Bokaer, Jonah (dancer.)Boudreau, Lisa (dancer.)Chen, Ashley (dancer.)Cunningham, Paige (dancer.)Farmer, Holley (dancer.)Goggans, Jennifer (dancer.)Kirschner, Mandy (dancer.)Minato, Koji (dancer.)Roberts, Daniel Aguzzoli (dancer.)Squire, Daniel S. (dancer.)Steele, Jeannie K. (dancer.)Swan, Derry (dancer.)Swinston, Robert (dancer.)Therrian, Cheryl (dancer.)Radiohead (Musical group) (composer.)Sigur Rós (Musical group) (composer.)Merce Cunningham Dance Company (dancer.)Festival d'automne à Paris.
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Captured: 20031206
Table of ContentsIntroduction (4 min.) -- Fluid canvas (32 min.) -- Split sides (45 min.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3640
GenresDanceMusicVideo.Filmed dance.Filmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham.Title, statement of responsibility and credits taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.Creation/production credits: Fluid canvas: music (Longtermparking) written and performed by John King; video design (Lifelike) by Marc Downie, Shelley Eshkar, Paul Kaiser; lighting by James F. Ingalls; costumes by James Hall.Creation/production credits: Split sides: music by Radiohead and Sigur Rós; decor by Robert Heishman and Catherine Yass; lighting by James F. Ingalls; costumes by James Hall.Performers: Performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Fluid canvas: Cedric Andrieux, Jonah Bokaer, Lisa Boudreau, Ashley Chen, Paige Cunningham, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Mandy Kirschner, Koji Minato, Daniel Roberts, Daniel Squire, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl Therrian / Split sides: Cedric Andrieux, Jonah Bokaer, Lisa Boudreau, Ashley Chen, Paige Cunningham, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Mandy Kirschner, Koji Minato, Daniel Roberts, Daniel Squire, Jeannie Steele, Derry Swan, Robert Swinston, Cheryl TherrianVenue: Recorded 2003 December 6 Theatre de la Ville, Paris, France.Original version: Original format: 1 VHS cassette (PAL) ; 1/2 in.System details: Streaming video.Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description1 streaming video file (81 min)Sound, color
DescriptionThis performance was part of the Festival d'automne a Paris. The recording begins with Merce introducing the pieces in French. The performance of Fluid canvas begins at 4 min. into video.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20295828Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eccba6d0-314e-0132-5a77-3c075448cc4b
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