1. Charles Atlas: Screening and Artist Talk

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    April 23, 2015 TALK An evening of films and discussion with New York media-dance pioneer Charles Atlas. Atlas is in residence at EMPAC to produce a newly commissioned theatrical production that will be premiered in EMPAC’s theater in fall 2015. Intertwining dance, live and pre-recorded 3D video, the performance will be choreographed in collaboration with Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener. Atlas has created numerous works for stage, screen, museum, and television, consistently pioneering the synthesis of technology and performance. A key figure in the development of “media-dance,” in which performance is created directly for the camera, Atlas was videographer-in-residence with Merce Cunningham Dance Company for a decade, and continues to collaborate extensively with choreographers, dancers, and performers, including Michael Clark, Yvonne Rainer, Diamanda Galas, and Mika Tajima/New Humans, among many others. CURATOR: VICTORIA BROOKS http://empac.rpi.edu/events/2015/spring/charles-atlas

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    • Charles Atlas in conversation with Wu Tsang (Frieze Talks 2014)

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      Artist Wu Tsang in conversation with Charles Atlas, whose use of film as a platform for producing dance and documenting the underground has been one of Tsang’s formative influences. Chaired by Stuart Comer (Museum of Modern Art, New York). This talk took place on Friday 17 October at Frieze London 2014.

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      • Charles Atlas

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        Charles Atlas

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        • A Year In Review 2013

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          Music: Charles Atlas

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          • Behind the Scenes with Mika Tajima | "New York Close Up" | Art21

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            What happens when back stage becomes front stage? At her Bushwick Brooklyn studio, artist Mika Tajima discusses the processes and ideas behind her two installational-performative works "Today is Not a Dress Rehearsal" (2009) and "The Pedestrians" (2011). Tajima describes how her fascination with the “immaterial labor” of film production—the constant behind the camera activity that’s not visible in a final film—led her to create a fully crewed, film set in the lobby of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Collaborating with artist Charles Atlas and the New Humans collective, Tajima conceived of "Today is Not a Dress Rehearsal" (2009) as “production as performance.” A crew of cameramen, audio operators, production assistants, and Tajima herself were all on public view in the museum as they shot philosopher Judith Butler and the amateur public speaking group Golden Gate Toastmasters perform. For "The Pedestrians" (2011), Tajima and her collaborators created an even more ambitious project that featured a larger film crew and ten days of performances centered around the theme of walking. At the South London Gallery, a dollying cameraman circled the perimeter of the exhibition space, recording footage of the performers, crew, and viewers that was then live projected back into the space. For Tajima, these hybrid performance productions question conventional distinctions between talent and crew, artist and audience, and public and private space. Also featuring work from the exhibitions "Deal or No Deal" (2008), "The Double" (2008), and "The Architect’s Garden" (2011) and the ongoing series "The Extras" (2011). Mika Tajima (b. 1975, Los Angeles, California, USA) lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Learn more about the artist at: http://www.art21.org/newyorkcloseup/artists/mika-tajima/ CREDITS | "New York Close Up" Created & Produced by: Wesley Miller & Nick Ravich. Editor: Mary Ann Toman. Cinematography: Don Edler, John Marton & Wesley Miller. Sound: Nicholas Lindner, Wesley Miller & Nick Ravich. Associate Producer: Ian Forster. Design & Graphics: Crux & Open. Artwork: Mika Tajima. Additional Camera & Sound: Jarred Alterman, Howie Chen, John Davis, Jim Granato & Eric Tsai. Thanks: Charles Atlas, Gina Basso, Andrew Bonacina, Judith Butler, Howie Chen, Joon Choi, Anne-Sophie Dinant, Eclipse Cheerleading Squad, Diana Gameros, Ben Gao, Golden Gate Toastmasters, Margot Heller, Vy Le, Carter McRee, Simon Parris, Beau Safken, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Frank Smigiel, John Smith, Kim Smith, South London Gallery, Southwark Volunteer Police Cadets, Alice Theobald & Eric Tsai. An Art21 Workshop Production. © Art21, Inc. 2013. All rights reserved. "New York Close Up" is supported, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; The Lambent Foundation; Toby Devan Lewis; the Dedalus Foundation, Inc., The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and by individual contributors.

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            • Charlotte Christian Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten Open House

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              A brief trailer cut from a full promo video shot and edited for Charlotte Christian School in Charlotte, NC. http://www.charlottechristian.com/

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              • Cross Neon Sculpture Light

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                Video: Bozidar Martincic Music: Neither Nor by Charles Atlas (http://www.charles-atlas.com/)

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                • Charles Atlas

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                  Charles Atlas, an affectionate tribute to great body builder, vintage male physique.

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                  • BMW Tate Live: Charles Atlas and collaborators

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                    Atlas is best known for his groundbreaking work in collaboration with choreographers and performers like Merce Cunningham, Michael Clark, Yvonne Rainer, and Leigh Bowery. A new version of MC9 (2012), a multi-channel video piece exploring the intersections of media and dance is open to the public in the Tanks at Tate Modern from 27 March - 9 April. This work and two new performances with collaborators have been featured as part of the BMW Tate Live 2013 series.

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                    • PBS Sunday Arts - "Martha@...The 1963 Interview"

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                      New York Live Arts presents Richard Move and MoveOpolis! "Martha @ ...The 1963 Interview" Nov 16 -- 19, 2011 at 7.30PM. Post-Show Talk: Nov 16 with Isaac Mizrahi. Opening remarks by Doris Roberts, introduced by Bill T. Jones Pre-Show Talk: Nov 18 at 6.30PM with Lucy Sexton. "Martha Graham Lives, and Is Interviewed" - The New York Times. Read the Sunday New York Times "Arts and Leisure" Preview and New York Times Review: http://move-itproductions.com/_pressk... The acclaimed "Martha @... The 1963 Interview" returns for encore performances after a sold-out run last season. The production is a metatheatrical recreation of the legendary 92nd Street Y interview with Martha Graham and dance critic Walter Terry. Based on the recently discovered audio recording, the interview reveals Graham's iconic persona with intimate reflections on her unparalleled life and career. "Martha @... The 1963 Interview" features Richard Move as Graham and Tony Award-nominated actress/playwright Lisa Kron* as Terry. The performance also features Move's illustrious, longtime collaborators, Graham Company Principal dancer Katherine Crockett and former Graham Company member Catherine Cabeen, with a new-media scenic design by Gabriel Barcia-Colombo. *Lisa Kron - Appears courtesy of Actors Equity Association. Concept, Staging and Direction: Richard Move. Associate Director and Producer: Joshua Lubin-Levy. Lighting Design and Production Manager: Donalee Katz. Artistic Associate: Linda Hodes. Costumes: Pilar Limosner with Joy Havens and Connie Fleming. Pre-Show Video: Charles Atlas. "Martha@...The 1963 Interview" was developed in residence at the Baryshnikov Arts Center. For more information on Richard Move, 'MoveOpolis!' and 'Martha@...' please contact Info@move-itproductions.com and visit: http://www.Move-iTProductions.com

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