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Mondays with Milford

In Performance Part 1: Collaborative Projects

November 9–22, 2020

Milford Graves “In Performance” provides a glimpse into the artist’s prolific career in experimental instrumentation. The program offers an eclectic mix of footage consisting of individual performances and collaborative projects Graves initiated over the years. Part 1 focuses on Graves’s partnerships with other artists.


Cover: Still from Milford Graves Full Mantis, 2018, dir. Jake Meginsky and Neil Young.
November 9–22, 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).

In Performance Part 1: Collaborative Projects
Screening Program

  • First Meeting: Milford Graves, Charles Gayle, and William Parker ​(1991)
    Private VHS tape
    Runtime: 44:05:07 min
  • Mouthful of Sweat / Chemical Imbalance Video Compilation: Milford Graves, Peter Brötzmann, William Parker ​(1988)
    Private VHS Tape
    Runtime: 10:33:02 min
  • Trio in the Dojo​ (1988)
    Private VHS tape
    Runtime: 47:36:09 min
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.