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Season of Cambodia, Khmeropédies III: Source/Primate : Works & Process at the Guggenheim

Title
Season of Cambodia, Khmeropédies III: Source/Primate : Works & Process at the Guggenheim / performance series producer, Mary Sharp Cronson.
Publication
2013.

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Description
1 videodisc (75 min.) sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Works & process at the Guggenheim collection
Uniform Title
  • Khmeropédies III (Choreographic work : Phuon)
  • Works and process at the Guggenheim.
Alternative Title
Works & Process, Season of Cambodia
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed panel discussions.
  • Filmed performances.
  • Video.
Note
  • Widescreen.
  • Title and credits taken from house program and DVD label.
  • Presented by Amrita Performing Arts and Season of Cambodia ; Season of Cambodia is an initiative of Cambodian Living Arts.
  • "Khmeropédies III is the continuation of a project that seeks to develop a specifically Cambodian contemporary language in dance, based on Cambodian cultural elements and Cambodian Classical Dance." -- Works & Process program notes from choreographer.
Credits (note)
  • Scientific advisor, Eric J. Sargis ; assistant to the choreographer and rehearsal director, Phon Sopheap ; lighting/production designer, Kate Ashton ; costume design and construction, Vong Vannak ; dramaturge, Lim How Ngean.
Source (note)
  • Mary Sharp Cronson.
Contents
  • Introduction (approximately 2 min.) / by Caroline Cronson and Phloeun Prim (Executive Director, Season of Cambodia).
  • Panel discussion (19 min.) / panelists, Emmanuéle Phuon (choreographer) and Eric J. Sargis (scientific advisor) ; Stanford Makishi (moderator).
  • Khmeropédies III: Source/Primate (53 min.) / choreographed by Emmanuéle Phuon ; produced by Amrita Performing Arts.
  • Audience exiting (approximately 2 min.).
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-7879
Title
Season of Cambodia, Khmeropédies III: Source/Primate : Works & Process at the Guggenheim / performance series producer, Mary Sharp Cronson.
Production
2013.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
Series
Works & process at the Guggenheim collection
Works and process at the Guggenheim.
Original Version
Original format: 1 DV cassette.
Credits
Scientific advisor, Eric J. Sargis ; assistant to the choreographer and rehearsal director, Phon Sopheap ; lighting/production designer, Kate Ashton ; costume design and construction, Vong Vannak ; dramaturge, Lim How Ngean.
Performer
Panel: Emmanuéle Phuon (choreographer) and Eric J. Sargis (scientific advisor) ; moderator, Stanford Makishi (Director of Programs at the Asian Cultural Council).
Dancers: Chey Rithear, Khieu Sovannarith, Khon Chansethyka, Khon Chansina, Nget Rady, Noun Savitou, Hing Seng Hong, Chy Ratana (understudy).
Singer, Kamala Kankaram.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Peter B. Lewis Theater, as part of the Works & Process performance series at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York on 2013 April 29 (7:30 pm).
Summary
Emmanuéle Phuon and Eric J. Sargis discuss their backgrounds and how they began working together on this project, Phuon talks about the four roles played by Cambodian dancers, why she decided to work with Cambodian dancers, how her interest in working with Classically trained Cambodian dancers for this project and taking it in a new western direction, the juxtaposition of the traditional monkey role with the natural monkey movement, the process involved with transferring the movement to the dancers and how their intensive training begining at age 6 helped with this process, incorporating improvisation, Sargis discussing monkeys behaviors with the dancers, and what Phuon gave the dancers and what she took away from the experience.
Local Note
For program notes see *MGZB Works and process at the Guggenheim [programs].
Source
Gift; Mary Sharp Cronson. NN-PD
Local Subject
Animal dances -- Cambodia.
Added Author
Cronson, Caroline, speaker.
Cronson, Mary Sharp, producer.
Makishi, Stanford, moderator.
Phuon, Emmanuèle, choreographer.
Phuon, Emmanuèle, interviewee.
Sargis, Eric J., interviewee.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
Cronson, Mary Sharp, donor.
Added Title
Works & Process, Season of Cambodia
Khmeropédies III (Choreographic work : Phuon)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-7879
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