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New York report [Merce Cunningham and Life Forms computer software]

Title
New York report [videorecording] : [Merce Cunningham and Life Forms computer software] / [presented by] SinoVision.
Publication
1995.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-301Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Freebury, Jean.
  • Boudreau, Lisa.
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Found In
Merce Cunningham archive.
Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (9 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
This news report on Merce Cunningham's use of Life Forms computer software appeared on American Chinese television. The report includes footage from performances by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and the videodance works Beach birds for camera and Points in space, footage of the computer software in use, and comments in English from dancers Jean Freebury and Lisa Boudreau on performing choreography created with the software.
Series Statement
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Television.
  • Video.
Note
  • First part of title from screen. Second part of title supplied by cataloger.
Event (note)
  • Telecast by SinoVision-TV on Mar. 38, 1995.
Biography (note)
  • Life Forms, a software program for a three-dimensional human animation, was developed at Simon Fraser Univerisity and licensed to Kinetic Effects, Inc. of Seattle, Wash. Merce Cunningham began using the software in 1991, in collaboration with its creators.
Language (note)
  • Chinese.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-301
OCLC
NYPG05-F11298
Title
New York report [videorecording] : [Merce Cunningham and Life Forms computer software] / [presented by] SinoVision.
Imprint
1995.
Country of Producing Entity
China.
Series
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Event
Telecast by SinoVision-TV on Mar. 38, 1995.
Biography
Life Forms, a software program for a three-dimensional human animation, was developed at Simon Fraser Univerisity and licensed to Kinetic Effects, Inc. of Seattle, Wash. Merce Cunningham began using the software in 1991, in collaboration with its creators.
Language
Chinese.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Local Subject
Life Forms (Computer program)
Computers -- Dance applications.
Added Author
Freebury, Jean.
Boudreau, Lisa.
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Found In:
Merce Cunningham archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-301
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