CON/Text: an interactive dance-sound-video system

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Title
CON/Text: an interactive dance-sound-video system
Additional title: CON/Text (Choreographic work : Solomons)
Names
Solomons, 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)
Guerrard, Philip (Director)
Pressner, Stan (Lighting designer)
Byrd, Craig (Production personnel)
Johnson, Nancy L (Costume designer)
Tsug, Eva (Costume designer)
Solomons Company/Dance (Performer)
Character Generators/Video (Videographer)
Solomons, Gus, jr, 1940- (Dancer)
Collection

The Gus Solomons Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1986-04-03 - 1986-04-04
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (ca. 33 min.). Documentation of Space A / recorded on July 3, 1986 -- Reel 2 (ca. 36 min.). Documentation of Space B / recorded on July 4, 1986
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7788
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6273 (former)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Creation/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. ; video direction by Philip Guerrard.
Content: Additional data from original cases and containers.
Creation/production credits: Costumes, Nancy L. Johnson and Eva Tsug ; lighting consultant, Stan Pressner ; technical coordination, Craig Byrd.
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 performance at Just Above Midtown, New York, on July 3 and 4, 1986, by Character Generators/Video.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (69 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Dance work presented simultaneously in two adjacent spaces, A and B. In addition to the live performance, the audience in space A viewed video footage of the action in space B, and vice versa. For the video footage only, see: *MGZIC 9-6274.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY00-F153
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14649060
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): beb21d90-8047-0135-c3e0-071555d12ce7
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1986: Created (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "CON/Text" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1986 - 1986. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/881aec8f-400d-4765-b33b-bdc84c3faf5f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "CON/Text" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/881aec8f-400d-4765-b33b-bdc84c3faf5f

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1986 - 1986). CON/Text Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/881aec8f-400d-4765-b33b-bdc84c3faf5f

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CON/Text