CRWDSPCR, Second hand [and] eyeSpace 20, 2008-03-27Additional title: CRWDSPCR (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Second hand (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: EyeSpace (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
NamesCunningham, Merce (choreographer.)Boudreau, Lisa (dancer.)Collwes, Brandon (dancer.)Cunningham, Julie Dawn (dancer.)Desjardins, Emma (dancer.)Farmer, Holley (dancer.)Goggans, Jennifer (dancer.)Madoff, Daniel (dancer.)Mitchell, Rashaun (dancer.)Mizuta, Koji (dancer.)Munnerlyn, Marcie (dancer.)Riener, Silas (dancer.)Squire, Daniel S. (dancer.)Swinston, Robert (dancer.)Weber, Andrea Michelle, 1975- (dancer.)King, John, 1953 November 28- (composer.)Behrman, David (instrumentalist.)Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938- (instrumentalist.)Lancaster, Mark, 1938- (designer.)Lancaster, Mark, 1938- (costume designer.)Lancaster, Mark, 1938- (lighting designer.)Cage, John (composer.)Johns, Jasper, 1930- (costume designer.)Shallenberg, Christine (lighting designer.)Samelson, Henry (designer.)Johnson, Josh (lighting designer.)Rouse, Mikel (composer.)Moore, Stephan (instrumentalist.)Merce Cunningham Dance Company (dancer.)
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Captured: 20080327
Table of ContentsCRWDSPCR (28 min.) -- Second hand (32 min.) -- eyeSpace (23 min.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3669
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.Recording booth conversation is audible throughout. As a result, the accompanying music is faint.Creation/production credits: CRWDSPCR: music (Blues 99) written by John King and performed by David Behrman and Takehisa Kosugi; set, costume design and lighting design by Mark Lancaster.Creation/production credits: Second hand: music (Cheap Imitation) written by John Cage and performed by David Behrman; costume design by Jasper Johns; lighting design by Christine Shallenberg (Richard Nelson).Creation/production credits: eyeSpace: music (International Cloud Atlas) written by Mikel Rouse and performed by Stephan Moore; set design (Blues Arrive Not Anticipating What Transpires Even Between Themselves) by Henry Samelson; costumes by Mark Lancaster; lighting design by Josh Johnson.Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company. CRWDSPCR: Lisa Boudreau, Brandon A. Collwes, Julie Cunningham, Emma Desjardins, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Daniel Madoff, Rashaun Mitchell, Koji Mizuta, Marcie Munnerlyn, Silas Riener, Daniel Squire, Robert Swinston, Andrea Weber / Second Hand: Julie Cunningham, Brandon A. Collwes, Emma Desjardins, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Daniel Madoff, Rashaun Mitchell, Daniel Squire, Robert Swinston, Andrea Weber / eyeSpace: Lisa Boudreau, Brandon A. Collwes, Julie Cunningham, Emma Desjardins, Holley Farmer, Jennifer Goggans, Daniel Madoff, Koji Mizuta, Marcie Munnerlyn, Silas Riener, Daniel Squire, Andrea Weber.Venue: Recorded 2008 March 27 Sidney Harmon Hall, Washington, D.C.Original version: Original format: 1 videocassette (MiniDV).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 (83 min)Sound, color
DescriptionFrom the dance detail on the Merce Cunningham Trust website: "eyeSpace existed in three different versions: one of twenty minutes' duration, and two of forty minutes. The dance in the 20-minute version comprised three sections: a quartet, a series of three trios of which the first two overlapped, and a duet. Mikel Rouse's score incorporated the use of iPod Shuffle mp3 players and an environmental soundscape performed live by one or two musicians, projected throughout the theater. Members of the audience could listen to the music on iPods (available on loan) or, if they preferred, to the ambient sound component (without headphones). Henry Samelson's décor backdrop suggested an imaginary landscape painted in bright colors. The costumes were unitards in various shades of blue. A fourth version of the dance combined the choreography and Samelson décor of eyeSpace 20' with both the Behrman and Lockwood scores of eyeSpace 40'. This version was performed only once at Brown Theatre, Kentucky Center, Louisville, KY on 23 March 2007."
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20295912Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0773b090-3151-0132-0aef-3c075448cc4b
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