Merce Cunningham (b. 1931)

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Pond Way (1988), 22'35'

Music: Brian Eno
Decor: Roy Lichtenstein

Pond Way can be described as one of Cunningham's 'nature studies' where the movement evokes birds, animals or landscapes. It is a lyrical, contemplative and sensuous piece, with the movement, according to Cunningham, being reminiscent of the game of skimming stones over a pond, which he loved to play as a child. The production is further enriched with a backcloth from the visual artist Roy Lichtenstein and a soundscape by Brian Eno.


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