Mondays with Milford
A selection of online video screenings
September 28, 2020 – January 24, 2021
  • Screening
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Screenings will be viewable on the Ars Nova Workshop and ICA websites beginning at 6PM and will remain online until the next scheduled program begins.

Program Info

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.

Presented by

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

Ars Nova Workshop and ICA Philadelphia present bi-weekly screenings of rare digital footage from Milford Graves’s archives, organized with the exhibition Milford Graves: A Mind-Body Deal. Screenings will be presented online throughout the run of the exhibition, September 28, 2020 – January 24, 2021, along with additional video selections and dialogues that contextualize Graves’s practice.

Screening Schedule

Introduction Part 1: Speaking in Tongues
September 28–October 11

Introduction Part 1: Speaking in Tongues
September 28–October 11

Introduction Part 2: Festac ’77
October 12–25

Research and Investigation: Heart Music
October 26–November 8

In Performance Part 1: Collaborative Projects
November 9–22

In Performance Part 2: Solo Work
November 23–December 6

Encounters in Japan: Min Tanaka
December 7–20

The Botanist: Graves in the Garden
December 21–January 3

The Griot: Performative Lectures
January 4–17

Yara Martial Arts Movements: Healing Arts
January 18–24

Cover: Milford Graves Quartet performing at the Jazz Middelheimin Festival in Belgium, 1973, still from Milford Graves Full Mantis, 2018, dir. Jake Meginsky and Neil Young.