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Tate Modern event
Additional title: Event (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce
Kosugi, Takehisa, 1938-
Wolff, Christian, 1934-
Andrieux, Cédric
Bokaer, Jonah
Boudreau, Lisa
Chen, Ashley
Cunningham, Paige
Farmer, Holley
Goggans, Jennifer
Kirschner, Mandy
Minato, Koji
Roberts, Daniel Aguzzoli
Squire, Daniel S
Steele, Jeannie K
Swan, Derry
Swinston, Robert
Therrien, Cheryl
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Tate Modern (Gallery)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2003
Table of Contents
Disc 1 (62 min.) -- Disc 2 [also digitized] (56 min.) -- Disc 3 (53 min.) -- Disc 4 (46 min.) -- Disc 5 (62 min.) -- Disc 6 (46 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3122
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2063
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: [presented by] Merce Cunningham Dance Company ; choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Content: Only Disc 2 has been digitized.
Creation/production credits: Music by Takehisa Kosugi and Christian Wolff. Decor by Olafur Eliasson. Lighting design: Josh Johnson.
Performers: Performed by members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company: 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 Therrien.
Venue: Recorded in performance at the Tate Modern, London, England, on Nov. 4, 2003.
Biographical/historical: Merce Cunningham's Events consist of a selection from his group and solo works performed to music and decor specially arranged for that event. Each event is performed only once, and not meant to be repeated.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 videocassettes (miniDV) (119 min.) : sound, color, black and white sequences
These discs contain raw footage of an Event performed by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in the turbine hall at the Tate Modern, filmed by miltiple cameras, including footage of the set-up for the performance, audience members, the musicians performing the score, the performance, and curtain calls. This Event included material from Ocean, Changing steps Rondo, and Change of address.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 86110680
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16529411
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 352eb940-2be5-0137-4c7f-255be326b689
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Item timeline of events

  • 2003: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Tate Modern event" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2003.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Tate Modern event" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2003). Tate Modern event Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Tate Modern event