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World within us [and] Commitment: Two portraits [videorecording]

World within us [and] Commitment: Two portraits [videorecording]

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1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (28 min.) : sd., col. and b&w; 3/4 in.
Gift of Blondell Cummings.
  • Telecast on KTCA/TV's series Alive from off-center.
DANCE CONTENTS. - Commitment: Two portraits. An Agent Orange Inc. production in association with Canada Council Media Art Section. Producer: Michel Ouellette. Video conception/direction: Bernar Herbert. Director of photography: Eric Cayla. Choreography: Blondell Cummings. Music: Bill Vorn, Gaétan Gravel, Artefact. Text: Part 1: Pat Steir (Kitchens 1970) and Grace Paley (The long distance runner); Part 2: original text by Jessica Hagedorn, text conceived and developed by Blondell Cummings and Jessica Hagedorn. Art direction: Marc-André Coulombe. Performed by Blondell Cummings, with Claire Samson and Catherine Tardif. Voice-over: Blondell Cummings (Part 1), Amanda Strawn (Part 2).
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*MGZIC 9-2494
World within us [and] Commitment: Two portraits [videorecording]
Compilation of three video pieces: Prologue (approx. 1 min.), by William Wegman; World within us (approx. 12 min.), by Terry Flaxton; and Commitment: Two portraits (approx. 13 min.), by Blondell Cummings. Only Commitment contains dance.
Local Subject
Television. Commitment: Two portraits.
Television. World within us.
Television. Alive from off-center.
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Cummings, Blondell, choreographer. Author. Performer. Speaker
Samson, Claire. Performer
Tardif, Catherine. Performer
Paley, Grace. Author
Hagedorn, Jessica Tarahata, 1949- Author
Wegman, William. Videographer
Flaxton, Terry. Videographer
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Gift of Blondell Cummings.
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*MGZIC 9-2494
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