CON/Text: an interactive dance-sound-video system

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Title
CON/Text: an interactive dance-sound-video system
Additional title: CON/Text (Choreographic work : Solomons)
Names
Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Donor)
Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Choreographer)
Danielson, Alan (Dancer)
Derr, Edward A (Dancer)
Despotakis, Paul (Dancer)
Graf, Pat (Dancer)
Huffstetler, Robby (Dancer)
Thomsen, Carl (Dancer)
Schwartz, Michael (Videographer)
Robison, Mark (Videographer)
Solomons Company/Dance (Performer)
Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Dancer)
Collection

The Gus Solomons Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1986
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7795
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6280 (former)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Creation/production credits: [presented by] the Solomons Company/Dance ; concept and choreography by Gus Solomons, Jr. ; videography by Michael Schwartz and Mark Robison.
Content: Original case labeled "[Space] B."
Content: Audio for first 23 min. only.
Performers: Danced by the Solomons Company/Dance: Alan Danielson, Edward Derr, Paul Despotakis, Pat Graf, Robby Huffstetler, Gus Solomons, Jr., Carl Thomsen.
Venue: Videotaped in studio rehearsal in rehearsal clothes, probably in June 1986.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (53 min.) : sound and silent, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Rehearsal for a dance work intended to be presented simultaneously in two adjacent spaces, A and B. Audiences in one space viewed a live performance juxtaposed with video footage of the action in the other space. The first 23 min. of this tape provide a view of the choreography shot at medium range. This is followed by a rehearsal with the videographers, who film the dancers at close range, from constantly shifting angles. For documentation of the performance, see: *MGZIC 9-6273.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY00-F175
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14923785
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 16ee0850-8501-0135-ee8d-6564c9ad971d
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  • 1986: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "CON/Text" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1986. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1358650a-516c-4f76-a5c2-259c98c14b0a

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "CON/Text" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1358650a-516c-4f76-a5c2-259c98c14b0a

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1986). CON/Text Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1358650a-516c-4f76-a5c2-259c98c14b0a

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CON/Text