Disembodied parts of dancers are seen moving freely in black space... form a moving and rhythmic three dimensional design and semi-abstract shapes. – Lewis Jacobs, Avant Garde Production in America.
Experiment in the Film, Gray Walls Press, London, 1949 Our dance audience seems particularly pleased with the opportunity to enjoy such a rare film. – Margaret Cooper, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada, 1977. Purpose: to demonstrate a (then) new dance medium totally different from the stage.
Audience: general public, dancers, artist's.
A program of 16mm dance films from the FMC archive
Join us for an evening of short dance films created between the 1940s and 1980s, curated by G. Anthony Svatek.
Mirrored Identities: The Self as Multiple
A program of films examining the mutability of human identity through doubling, fracture, and dissolution
Join us at the FMC Screening Room (475 Park Avenue South, 6th Floor) on Saturday, May 13th, 2023, at 7pm, for a fascinating program of films examining the mutability of human identity through doubling, fracture, and dissolution, curated by Julia Curl!
Special 16mm Program
A program of FMC treasures curated by participants of the Poetics of Curation workshop
On Sunday, September 12th, 2021, at 6pm, join us for a special evening of FMC treasures programmed by the participants of the "Poetics of Curation" workshop, lead by Devon Narine-Singh in July of 2021.
Other films by this artist in our catalogue
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What Is A Man?
Sara-Kathryn Arledge16mm, color, sound, 10 minRental format: 16mm