CON/Text: an interactive dance-sound-video system Additional title: CON/Text (Choreographic work : Solomons)
NamesSolomons, 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)Schafer, Ken (Composer)Schwartz, Michael (Videographer)Robison, Mark (Videographer)Solomons Company/Dance (Performer)Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Dancer)
The Gus Solomons Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1986
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 7793Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6278 (former)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesCreation/production credits: [presented by] the Solomons Company/Dance ; concept and choreography by Gus Solomons, Jr. ; videography by Michael Schwartz and Mark Robison ; sound score by Ken Schafer, Jr.Content: Original case labeled "[Space] A."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 DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (57 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionRehearsal 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 25 min. of the tape provide a view of the choreography shot from medium range. The second section contains a rehearsal with the videographers, who film the dancers at close range, from constantly shifting angles. In the final 2 min., containing audio only, Solomons and the dancers discuss choreographic details. For documentation of the performance, see: *MGZIC 9-6273.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY00-F173NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14923783Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 411f1250-7bb7-0135-fad3-57c9d593bf9d
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