Biped [and] eyeSpace 20, 2008-04-26

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Title
Biped [and] eyeSpace 20, 2008-04-26
Additional title: Biped (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: EyeSpace (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Names
Cunningham, Merce (choreographer.)
Vaughan, David (singer.)
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.)
Weber, Andrea Michelle, 1975- (dancer.)
Bryars, Gavin (composer.)
Dempster, Loren (instrumentalist.)
King, John, 1953 November 28- (instrumentalist.)
Shiurba, John (instrumentalist.)
Eshkar, Shelley (designer.)
Kaiser, Paul, 1956- (designer.)
Gallo, Suzanne (costume designer.)
Copp, Aaron (lighting designer.)
Rouse, Mikel (composer.)
Moore, Stephan (instrumentalist.)
Samelson, Henry (designer.)
Samelson, Henry (costume designer.)
Johnson, Josh (lighting designer.)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (dancer.)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 20080426
Table of Contents
Rehearsal / farewell to Lisa Boudreau (13 min.) -- Biped (49 min.) -- eyeSpace (21 min.) -- blank (4 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3671
Topics
Dance rehearsals
Genres
Dance
Music
Video.
Filmed dance.
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Title, statement of responsibility and credits taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.
Creation/production credits: Biped: music (Biped) written by Gavin Bryars and performed by Loren Kiyoshi Dempster, John King and John Shiurba; set design by Shelley Eshkar and Paul Kaiser; costume design by Suzanne Gallo; lighting design by Aaron Copp.
Creation/production credits: eyeSpace: music written by Mikel Rouse and performed by Stephan Moore; set (Blues Arrive Not Anticipating What Transpires Even Between Themselves) and costume design by Henry Samelson; lighting design by Josh Johnson.
Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company. BIPED: 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, 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 April 26 Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis, California.
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 Description
1 streaming video file (87 min)
Sound, color
Description
This video begins with Cunningham dancers rehearsing Biped, which concludes with a farewell song to Lisa Boudreau sung by David Vaughan. From 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 Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20295915
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3f2c4f70-3151-0132-77a4-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 20080426: Captured
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Biped [and] eyeSpace 20, 2008-04-26" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/40cfed30-3151-0132-b1ce-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Biped [and] eyeSpace 20, 2008-04-26" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/40cfed30-3151-0132-b1ce-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. Biped [and] eyeSpace 20, 2008-04-26 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/40cfed30-3151-0132-b1ce-3c075448cc4b

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Biped [and] eyeSpace 20, 2008-04-26