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Fluid canvas [and] Split sides, 2003-12-6

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Title
Fluid canvas [and] Split sides, 2003-12-6
Additional title: Fluid canvas (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Additional title: Split sides (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Names
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
King, John, 1953 November 28- (Composer)
King, John, 1953 November 28- (Instrumentalist)
Downie, Marc (Designer)
Eshkar, Shelley (Artist)
Kaiser, Paul, 1956- (Artist)
Heishman, Robert (Designer)
Yass, Catherine, 1963- (Designer)
Ingalls, James F. (Designer)
Hall, James, 1799 or 1800-1854 (Costume 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)
Therrian, Cheryl (Dancer)
Radiohead (Musical group) (Composer)
Sigur Rós (Musical group) (Composer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Dancer)
Festival d'automne à Paris (Associated name)
Collection

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2003-12-06
Table of Contents
Introduction (4 min.) -- Fluid canvas (32 min.) -- Split sides (45 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3640
Topics
Modern dance
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Content: Title, statement of responsibility and credits taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.
Creation/production credits: Fluid canvas: music (Longtermparking) written and performed by John King; video design (Lifelike) by Marc Downie, Shelley Eshkar, Paul Kaiser; lighting by James F. Ingalls; costumes by James Hall.
Creation/production credits: Split sides: music by Radiohead and Sigur Rós; decor by Robert Heishman and Catherine Yass; lighting by James F. Ingalls; costumes by James Hall.
Venue: Recorded 2003 December 6 Theatre de la Ville, Paris, France.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (PAL) (81 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description
This performance was part of the Festival d'automne a Paris. The recording begins with Merce introducing the pieces in French. The performance of Fluid canvas begins at 4 min. into video.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20295828
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eccba6d0-314e-0132-5a77-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
This item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. For other uses you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).

Item timeline of events

  • 2003: Created
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fluid canvas [and] Split sides, 2003-12-6" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2003. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/edd55b50-314e-0132-81a0-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fluid canvas [and] Split sides, 2003-12-6" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/edd55b50-314e-0132-81a0-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2003). Fluid canvas [and] Split sides, 2003-12-6 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/edd55b50-314e-0132-81a0-3c075448cc4b

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Fluid canvas [and] Split sides, 2003-12-6