Getty Research Institute
This video documents David Tudor's live performance of Sea tails that accompanied the video installation of the piece at the Theater Am Turm in Frankfurt, Germany
Getty Research Institute
The collection consists of a kite and two invitations relating to Molly Davies' 1983 video Sea Tails. The underwater kite was fabricated by Jacqueline Monnier in 1980 of stenciled spunbound polyester, and is one of several that appear in the video; the artist refers to it as a "kite tail." The kite bears the inscription: "Sea tail study; 1980 Jackie Matisse." Monnier personalized the printed invitations for the video's 1983 premiere by covering them with clear plastic wrap stenciled with acrylic-type paint
Getty Research Institute
Sea Tails is a six-monitor, three-channel, continuous loop video installation that brings together film footage taken by Molly Davies of underwater kite tails fabricated by Jackie Matisse Monnier, and an electronic score derived by David Tudor from tapes of underwater sea sounds. Davies filmed the kites off Nassau in the Bahamas in 1983, while Tudor simultaneously recorded the sounds. The piece consists of three different video tapes made from Davies' original film, each with a different sound track by David Tudor. Sea tails premiered at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris in 1983. The piece was subsequently installed in Berlin, Frankfurt, Stockholm, Taiwan, Oakland, California, and New York
New York Public Library
Live performance with videocameras and projected images. The audience could view in separate spaces either the live performance or the video projection
New York Public Library
Views of an installation in the museum's lower gallery precede and follow a live performance in the upper gallery, both presented as part of the Triangle Project, a cultural exchange program between Japan, Indonesia, and the United States
New York Public Library
Sage Cowles and Mary Hinkson, both of whom studied dance with Margaret H'Doubler at the University of Wisconsin and performed with the Wisconsin Dance Group, look back on their dance careers. Cowles recalls studying at the School of American Ballet in New York City, where she first befriended Merce Cunningham, of whom she became a lifelong supporter. She discusses performing in the Broadway musical Bless you all (choreographed by Helen Tamiris) ; her longtime interest in mind-body disciplines ; teaching dance to non-dancers ; collaborating with filmmaker Molly Davis on Small circles great planes and Sage time and again, an excerpt of which is screened. She also discusses performing in Bill T. Jones's The last supper at Uncle Tom's cabin/The promised land (seen in film clips). Recalling her years as a member of the Martha Graham Dance Company, Hinkson describes some of the works she performed: Canticle for innocent comedians ; Circe, which Graham created for her ; Part real - part ... Read More
New York Public Library
Select performances from the 2008 edition of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company Faculty concert, in which performances were staged by faculty members in collaboration with members of the MCDC dance corps and student repertory dancers (RUGs). The program begins with a performance of the piece Next, choreographed and danced by Janet Charleston. A performance of Just For Fun, choreographed and danced by Louise Burns and Luis Gabriel Zaragosa, follows (8:24). Daniel Roberts then dances a piece, Neues Stuck, which he also choreographed (21:12). Following this, Cunningham dancers perform a Merce Cunningham work, Trails, as historically reconstructed by Robert Swinston and Stephan Moore, with music by John Cage (30:05). A change of pace comes next, as MCDC archivist David Vaughan and frequent MCDC pianist/accompanist Pat Richter create a cabaret act consisting of a blend of standards and Richter's own compositions, entitled A Fine Romance (51:00). Following this, former Cunningham corps ... Read More
New York Public Library
Cassette 1. Recorded June 23, 1992. Ms. Cowles discusses her first exposure to dance; early classes; going to New York and training at the School of American Ballet; Hanya Holm; her decision to attend the University of Wisconsin; Margaret H'Doubler; the formation of the Wisconsin Dance Group; marrying Edmundo Flores and moving to Mexico for two years; meeting Conlon Nancarrow; her experience on Broadway and working on the Broadway musical, Bless you all

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