Dance 9

16mm, color, sound, 5 min
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A sophisticated example of the creative possibilities of videodance. This truly collaborative work is based on an idea developed out of Doris Chase's earlier films of dance with sculpture. But in this ...
Rental format: 16mm $30.00

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A sophisticated example of the creative possibilities of videodance. This truly collaborative work is based on an idea developed out of Doris Chase's earlier films of dance with sculpture. But in this instance, the Rutt/Etra video synthesizer was used to generate animated patterns assembling arches which were edited into the whole. Dancer Gus Solomons Jr, (formerly of the Merce Cunningham Dance Co.), timed out for himself a series of sprightly movement phrases based on the rhythmic structure of the kinetic designs. His dance sequence was videotaped with special effects which multiplied and colorized his image, together with the "dance" of the arches to produce a fascinating movement collage – a rhythmically synchronized duet of dancer and abstract kinetic patterns. As it develops, the visual duet of DANCE NINE becomes an appropriate analogy for the partnership between the video artist and the dancer in the creative process itself.

Films

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    Four Films on Video:  Full Circle, Moon Gates, Circle II, And Tall Arches (Scultpure and Dance)
    Experimental

    Four Films on Video: Full Circle, Moon Gates, Circle II, And Tall Arches (Scultpure and Dance)
    Doris Chase

    video, color, sound, 30 min
    Rental format: DVD NTSC
    • Dance
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    Full Circle: The Work of Doris Chase
    Documentary
    Experimental

    Full Circle: The Work of Doris Chase
    Doris Chase

    color, sound, 15 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Circles I
    Experimental

    Circles I
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 6.75 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
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    Circles I Variation II
    Experimental

    Circles I Variation II
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 6.75 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
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    Circles II
    Experimental

    Circles II
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 14 min
    Rental formats: 16mm, Digital file
    • Arts / Artists
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    Circles II Variation II
    Experimental

    Circles II Variation II
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 8 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Sculpture on the Move
    Experimental

    Sculpture on the Move
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 8 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Philosophical
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    Squares
    Experimental

    Squares
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 7.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Cameraless / Handmade
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    Moon Gates III
    Experimental

    Moon Gates III
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 6 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Rocking Orange III
    Experimental

    Rocking Orange III
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 3.75 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Sculpture for Children
    Documentary
    Experimental

    Sculpture for Children
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Family
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    Tall Arches III
    Experimental

    Tall Arches III
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 6 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Dance 11
    Experimental

    Dance 11
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 7.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
    • Philosophical
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    Dance 7
    Documentary
    Experimental

    Dance 7
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 7.25 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    The Philadelphia Quartet
    Experimental

    The Philadelphia Quartet
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 6 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Music
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    Dance 5
    Experimental

    Dance 5
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 5.75 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Rocker
    Experimental

    Rocker
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 8.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Dance 10
    Experimental

    Dance 10
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 8 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Dance 3
    Experimental

    Dance 3
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 8.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    How Do You Feel?
    Experimental

    How Do You Feel?
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 7.25 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Dance
    • Music
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    Improvisation
    Animation
    Experimental

    Improvisation
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Dance Frame
    Experimental

    Dance Frame
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 7 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
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    The Doris Chase Dance Series with Gay Delanghe
    Experimental

    The Doris Chase Dance Series with Gay Delanghe
    Doris Chase

    VHS, color, sound, 29 min
    Rental format: VHS NTSC
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
    • Structural
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    Jazz Dance
    Experimental

    Jazz Dance
    Doris Chase

    16mm, color, sound, 4 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Arts / Artists
    • Dance
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    Moon Redefined
    Experimental

    Moon Redefined
    Doris Chase

    16mm, black and white, sound, 5.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Landscape / Architecture
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    Conversation
    Experimental

    Conversation
    Doris Chase

    16mm, black and white, sound, 5.75 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Personal / Diary / Journal
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    Electra Tries to Speak (Concept Series)
    Experimental

    Electra Tries to Speak (Concept Series)
    Doris Chase

    VHS, color, sound, 26 min
    Rental format: VHS NTSC
    • Literarature / Theater
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    Travels in the Combat Zone (Concept Series)

    Travels in the Combat Zone (Concept Series)
    Doris Chase

    VHS, color, sound, 28 min
    Rental format: VHS NTSC
    • Ethnographic
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    Doris Chase: Artist in Motion
    Experimental

    Doris Chase: Artist in Motion
    Doris Chase

    VHS, color, sound, 30 min
    Rental format: VHS NTSC
    • Arts / Artists
    • Biography / Autobiography
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    The Chelsea
    Documentary
    Experimental

    The Chelsea
    Doris Chase

    VHS, color and b/w, sound, 67 min
    Rental formats: DVD NTSC, VHS NTSC
    • Environment / Nature
    • History