Charles Atlas in Conversation with Biennial Curators and Robert Swinston
April 12, 2012 Print Share 2012-04-12T00:00:00 2012-04-12T00:00:00
Charles Atlas in Conversation with Biennial Curators and Robert Swinston

Whitney Museum of American Art

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April 12, 2012

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Charles Atlas’s experimental films, documentaries, multichannel installations, and live electronic performances have innovatively defined their mediums since the 1970s. Atlas collaborated with Merce Cunningham throughout his career, documenting the company’s dances and providing the final living record of many of their seminal works. This partnership culminated in 2008’s feature-length Ocean. He discusses his work with Robert Swinston, the former Director of Choreography of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, and the Biennial curators.

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Charles Atlas’s experimental films, documentaries, multichannel installations, and live electronic performances have innovatively defined their mediums since the 1970s. Atlas collaborated with Merce Cunningham throughout his career, documenting the company’s dances and providing the final living record of many of their seminal works. This partnership culminated in 2008’s feature-length Ocean. He discusses his work with Robert Swinston, the former Director of Choreography of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, and the Biennial...More