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Performance Space 122

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Works: 279 works in 353 publications in 1 language and 1,542 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Biography  Dance films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Short films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: GV1594, 792.8097471
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Sally Silvers ( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Choreographer Sally Silvers has been creating wildly inventive post modern dance for over 20 years. She is noted for a movement vocabulary that is both quirky and highly inventive. This two part series focuses on Silvers' "Struck Me Lightning" a group work that looks at the physical behavior of nuns and cyborgs. Recorded at P.S. 122 in New York City in February 2002, the program includes excerpts from Part 1 of "Struck by Lightning" - the "nun" section. Sally Silvers' work is highly original and humorous. The program also includes an interview with the artist. Recorded in 2002 at Performance Space 122 in New York City
Homecoming celebrating 20 years of dance at P.S. 122 ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
A documentary film focusing on 10 leading post-modern choreographers who created some of their seminal works at Performance Space 122 (P.S. 122) in New York City. Includes interviews with these choreographers, and performances of excerpts from their works
Rennie Harris PureMovement ( visu )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
A video documentary with short interview with choreographer Rennie Harris of the Rennie Harris Puremovement company, a hip-hop concert dance company based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvannia. Includes excerpts from performances of their collaborative dance pieces
Cathy Weis calm as custard ( visu )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Features discussions of her work & excerpts from Electric Haiku: Calm as Custard (the second work in Weis' Electric Haiku series), a full-evening, multidisciplinary performance work that partners live dance with video, light, text, and sound extending the limitations of physical movement into new realms of expression through the integration of technology with the body
Hothouse - a showcase of works of improvisation ( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
A compilation of Performance Space 122 live recordings of improvisational dance and music pieces by performance artists
Chamecki & Lerner new dance & performance art from P.S. 122 in New York City ( visu )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Chamecki & Lerner - excerpts from "Antonio Caldo", a dance/performance work by Brazilian-American choreographers Roseanne Chamecki and Andrea Lerner. 5 dancers cavort in a visually striking set by Scott Pask and Jim Larkin that includes a tower, a giant table and an aquarium. Recorded in 1997 at Performance Space 122 in New York City. Plus excerpts from a revealing interview with the artist
David Roussève ( visu )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Excerpts from an interview with choreographer and dancer David Roussève and excerpts from his solo, "The Ten Year Chat", which celebrates a decade of his work and fuses early, recent and new work to create a sublimely self-effacing performing terrain that explodes issues of race, gender and AIDS
Doug Varone and dancers ( visu )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
A video documentary series profiling choregrapher Doug Varone and showing exerpts from his programs "Let's Dance" and "Cabaret" recorded live at P.S. 122 in New York City on December 20, 1996
Doug Varone ( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
A video documentary series profiling choregrapher Doug Varone and showing exerpts from his programs "Let's Dance" and "Cabaret" recorded live at P.S. 122 in New York City on December 20, 1996
Jane Comfort ( visu )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Includes interview with choreographer/director Jane Comfort and an excerpt from Underground river, her innovative dance-theater work about a girl in a coma. This work features four performers who dance, sing and manipulate a fascinating puppet designed by master puppeteer Basil Twist. The work, which is performed to an original score by Toshi Reagon, won a 1998 New York Dance and Performance Award
Homecoming #2 Ron Brown ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
This program documents African-American choreographer/dancer Ron Brown's return to Performance Space 122 in New York City in 2000 (the theater where he launched his career) where he performed two solos from "Better Days" specially for Charles Dennis' feature length film "Homecoming - A Celebration of 20 Years of Dance at P.S. 122". Also featured in the program are early works and an interview with the artist
Homecoming #3 Ann Carlson ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Program features documentation of choreographer Ann Carlson's work that was originally showcased in the film "Homecoming -- Celebrating 20 Years of Dance at P.S. 122". Works featured in this program include Bird and an excerpt from Real People taped earlier. Also included is commentary by the artist, P.S. 122 Executive Director Mark Russell, and numerous dance critics and presenters
Homecoming #6 Jennifer Monson ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Documentation of choreographer Jennifer Monson's work that was originally showcased in the film Homecoming -- Celebrating 20 Years of Dance at P.S. 122. Features an interview with dancer Jennifer Monson, musician Zeena Parkins, and excerpts from her homecoming Improvisation and La Mer
Alive & kicking. Jane Comfort new dance & performance art from P.S. 122 in New York City ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Interview with choreographer Jane Comfort, who discusses the genesis and development of her work Underground river. The interview is followed by excerpts recorded in performance at P.S. 122, New York, on February 14, 1998 ; camera, Charles Dennis
Alive & kicking. Rennie Harris PureMovement new dance & performance art from P.S. 122 in New York City ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Interview with Rennie Harris, artistic director of the Philadelphia-based hip-hop company Rennie Harris PureMovement. He discusses his concept of hip-hop as concert dance, and some of his experiments with the form, such as combining hip-hop with traditional drumming or chanting, and making hip-hop works for ballet or modern dancers. The interview is followed by excerpts from Endangered species, recorded at P.S. 122, New York, on November 19, 1998 ; camera, Charles Dennis
Tim Miller's body blows ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Features excerpts from a performance by America's premier gay performance artist based on a new book of the same name. It explores the tangible body blows -- ones taken and ones given -- of Tim Miller's life and times. This program also features additional commentary by Tim Miller on his life and artistic process
Alive & kicking new dance & performance from P.S. 122 in New York City ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
A short interview with choreographer Rennie Harris of the Rennie Harris PureMovement company, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvannia
Homecoming #5 Ishmael Houston-Jones ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Program features documentation of choreographer Ishmael Houston-Jones' work that was originally showcased in the film "Homecoming --Celebrating 20 Years of Dance at P.S. 122". Works featured in this program include Knife, Tape, Rope and Them. Also included is commentary by the artist, P.S. 122 Executive Director Mark Russell, and others
Alive & kicking new directions in dance & performance art ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A short interview with choreographer Rennie Harris of the Rennie Harris PureMovement company, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Alive & kicking new dance & performance art from P.S. 122 in New York City ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A video documentary interviewing the modern dance performer Karen Finley about how she creates her dances. Includes performances of her creations
 
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Alternative Names
P.S. 122 Performance Space (New York, N.Y.)
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English (84)
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