Fluid canvas [and] Split sides, Oct. 14, 2003Additional title: Fluid canvas (Choreographic work : Cunningham)Additional title: Split sides (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
NamesCunningham, Merce (Choreographer)King, John, 1953 November 28- (Composer)Downie, Marc. (Designer)Eshkar, Shelley (Designer)Kaiser, Paul, 1956- (Designer)Ingalls, James F. (Lighting designer)Heishman, Robert (Designer)Yass, Catherine, 1963- (Designer)Andrieux, Cédric (Dancer)Bokaer, Jonah (Dancer)Boudreau, Lisa (Dancer)Chen, Ashley (Dancer)Cunningham, Paige. (Dancer)Farmer, Holley (Dancer)Goggans, Jennifer (Dancer)Kirschner, Mandy (Dancer)Minato, Koji (Dancer)Roberts, Daniel Aguzzoli (Dancer)Squire, Daniel S. (Dancer)Steele, Jeannie K. (Dancer)Swan, Derry (Dancer)Swinston, Robert (Dancer)Therrien, Cheryl (Dancer)Merce Cunningham Dance CompanyRadiohead (Musical group)Sigur Rós (Musical group)
Merce Cunningham Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 2003
Table of ContentsIntroduction (4 min.) -- Fluid canvas (31 min.) -- Split sides (43 min.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3627Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2092 (former)
NotesStatement of responsibility: [presented by] Merce Cunningham Dance Company ; choreography by Merce Cunningham.Filmed in close shot.The recording of Fluid canvas is very dark.Creation/production credits: Fluid canvas. Music by John King. Video design by Marc Downie, Shelley Eshkar, Paul Kaiser. Lighting design by James F. Ingalls.Creation/production credits: Split sides. Music by Radiohead and Sigur Ros. Decor by Robert Heishman and Catherine Yass.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 Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York City, on Oct. 14, 2003.Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Physical DescriptionElectronic resource1 streaming video file (78 min.)Sd., col.
DescriptionThis performance was part of a program celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. The recording begins with Merce Cunningham and Carolyn Brown, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, James Hall and others casting dice to determine the order of music, decor and costumes for Split sides. The performance of Fluid canvas begins at 4 min. into the video.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16549364Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6ec63050-314e-0132-a986-3c075448cc4b
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