Wednesday, December 3

Yvonne Rainer: Dances and Films

"Dancer, choreographer, filmmaker, and writer Yvonne Rainer (American, b. 1934) is one of the most influential artistic figures of the last 50 years. Her work has been foundational across multiple disciplines and movements: dance, cinema, feminism, minimalism, conceptual art, and postmodernism. Rainer first came to prominence as a leading figure in the Judson Dance Theater movement, a loose collection of dancers and artists whose performances (often held at the Judson Memorial Church in New York City) crossed fluidly between the fields of dance and visual art, creating a striking and intellectualized form of performance that denied the theatricality and emotionalism of modern dance in favor of movements that seemed casual, spare, and cool."
Yvonne Rainer: Dances and Films (Video)
Guardian - Yvonne Rainer: Dance Works review – funny, anarchic and oddly moving
Yvonne Rainer’s Dance Works create a chorus of limbs
Grey on Grey

2010 Janury: Yvonne Rainer, 2012 July: Space, Body, Language

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