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Contact improvisation [videorecording]

Contact improvisation [videorecording]

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Additional Authors
  • Paxton, Steve.
  • Smith, Nancy Stark.
  • Lepkoff, Daniel
  • Dilley, Barbara
  • Woodberry, David
  • Chapman, Laura
  • Petersen, Mark
  • Siege, Emily
  • Little, Nita
  • Felder, Leon
  • Butler, Tim
  • Siddall, Curt
  • Hast, Tom
  • Fulkerson, Mary O'Donnell
  • Radler, Karen
  • LaRocque, Annette
  • Christiansen, Steve, 1948-2020
  • Nelson, Lisa.
1 cassette. 58 min. : sd. b&w with color titles.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
  • Compilation of four recordings of contact improvisation performances presented by Steve Paxton and others between 1972 and 1979. All except Magnesium produced by Woodland Video. Videographer: Steve Christiansen.
CONTENTS: Magnesium (c1972, approx. 9 min.). Videotaped in performance at Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, in January 1972. Performed by Steve Paxton and Dancers. -- Chute (c1979, approx. 10 min.). Edited recording of a performance given at the John Weber Gallery, New York, in 1972. Editors: Christiansen, Paxton, and Lisa Nelson. Narrator: Paxton. Performed by Danny Lepkoff, Barbara Dilley, David Woodberry, Laura Chapman, Nancy Stark Smith, Mark Petersen, Emily Siege, Nita Little, Leon Felder, Tim Butler, Curt Siddall, Tom Hast, and Mary Fulkerson. -- Peripheral vision (c1975, approx. 21 min.). Edited recording of a performance given at the Firehouse Theater, San Francisco, in 1973. Editors: Paxton, Smith, and Christiansen. Commentary by Paxton, Smith, and unidentified man added in 1975. Performed by Paxton, Smith, Christiansen, Karen Radler, and Little. Tape is frequently slowed to allow commentators to analyze movement. -- Soft pallet (c1979, approx. 18 min.). Selections from a performance given at L'Attico Gallery, Rome, Italy, in 1973. Editors: Christiansen and Nelson. Performed by Paxton, Smith, Lepkoff, Annette LaRocque, Woodberry, and Fulkerson.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1372
  • 43906850
  • NYPY926027978-F
Contact improvisation [videorecording]
Local Subject
Contact improvisation.
Television. Chute.
Television. Contact improvisation.
Television. Magnesium.
Television. Peripheral vision.
Television. Soft pallet.
Added Author
Paxton, Steve. Commentator. nrt, dancer.
Smith, Nancy Stark. cmm, dancer.
Lepkoff, Daniel, dancer.
Dilley, Barbara, dancer.
Woodberry, David, dancer.
Chapman, Laura, dancer.
Petersen, Mark, dancer.
Siege, Emily, dancer.
Little, Nita, dancer.
Felder, Leon, dancer.
Butler, Tim, dancer.
Siddall, Curt, dancer.
Hast, Tom, dancer.
Fulkerson, Mary O'Donnell, dancer.
Radler, Karen, dancer.
LaRocque, Annette, dancer.
Christiansen, Steve, 1948-2020, dancer.
Nelson, Lisa. Editor
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1372
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