Fabrications, Second hand [and] eyeSpace 20, 2008 October 10-11Additional title: Fabrications (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.)Merce Cunningham Dance Company (dancer.)
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Captured: 20081010Date Captured: 20081011
Table of ContentsFabrications (32 min.) -- Second hand (33 min.) -- Intermission (3 min.) -- eyeSpace (22 min) -- Curtain and house lights (4 min.) -- Rewind (4 min.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3672
GenresDanceMusicVideo.Filmed dance.Filmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: choreography by Merce Cunningham.Title and statement of responsibility taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation. Individual dancers could not be identified at time of cataloging.The last 4 min. of the video show the contents being rewound to the end of Fabrications; the remainder is blank.Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company.Venue: Recorded 2008 October 10-11 Chassé Theater, Breda, Netherlands.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 (98 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): b20295920Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 438c7e50-3151-0132-d335-3c075448cc4b
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