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Mondays with Milford

Encounters in Japan: Min Tanaka

December 7–20, 2020

Milford Graves spent time in Japan working closely with performance artist Min Tanaka. This installment of the Mondays with Milford screening series pays tribute to their collaborative interventions and the cross cultural exchange that ensued.


Cover: Min Tanaka and Milford Graves, from Milford Graves Full Mantis, 2018, dir. Jake Meginsky and Neil Young.
December 7–20, 2020

Category

  • Screening

Program Info

Free
All Ages

Sponsored by

Major support for Milford Graves: A Mind-Body Deal provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, with additional support from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and the Joseph Robert Foundation.

Venue

Online

Presented by

Milford Graves: A Mind-Body Deal, organized and presented by Ars Nova Workshop and Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania (ICA).

Encounters in Japan: Min Tanaka
Screening Program

  • Art Camp Solo (c. 1980)
    Private VHS tape
    Runtime: 1:17:30
  • Milford Graves & Min Tanaka Duo (c. 1980)
    Private VHS tape
    Runtime: 36:00
  • Milford Graves & Min Tanaka: Bennington College (1993)
    Private VHS Tape
    Runtime: 58:45
  • Milford Graves & Min Tanaka: Kyoto (1985)
    Private VHS Tape
    Runtime: 52:43
  • Milford Graves & Min Tanaka: School for Autism (1981)
    Film transfer from VHS Tape
    Runtime: 1:51
September 28, 2020 – January 24, 2021

Mondays with Milford

  • Screening
  • Series

Mondays with Milford

Bi-weekly screenings of rare digital footage from Milford Graves’s archives, along with additional video selections and dialogues that contextualize Graves’s practice.