Catalogues – Danspace Project

Lost & Found: Dance, New York, HIV/AIDS, Then and Now

“We were baffled. We were angry. We were terrified. We were wary of sharing a glass of water. But we also learned how to nurture and care for the sick and the dying. We made art, those of us who… Read more

A Body in Places

“…I always felt I don’t necessarily have to remember your movement; it’s more about your life and the theme. And it’s not about how you tell the story; it’s your continuous engagement to the theme. It’s more like who you… Read more

Dancers, Buildings and People in the Streets

“Three deeply experimental traditions: Judson, Cunningham, City Ballet…the lines are muddied now, thick with other influences. But still so strong, and still so strongly related in their New York-ness.” – Claudia La Rocco Paperback: 219 pages Size: 7 x 10… Read more

Diary of an Image by DD Dorvillier

“DD is always on the move but never removed. She is likely to jump up in the middle of a three-hour conversation to turn, leap, gesture or move a piece of office furniture. These physical utterances are aspects of her… Read more

Judson Now

SOLD OUT! “How does dance right now relate to the 50th anniversary of Judson Dance Theater? Is its history over determined? How could we revisit it in relation to its multidisciplinary elements— visual art, music, poetry, film, and theater? How… Read more

Parallels

“It’s been thirty years since Blondell Cummings, Fred Holland, Rrata Christine Jones, Ralph Lemon, Bebe Miller, the late Harry Sheppard, Gus Solomons jr. and I performed on the first Parallels series at Danspace Project…Is there such a thing as Black… Read more

Retro(intro)spective

“MR: We’ve been talking a lot about relying on the unconscious and feelings. Do you think that this is a characteristic that makes your work female? SR: Ooh-la-la, that’s complicated. MR: I love complicated.” – Melinda Ring in dialogue with… Read more

Body Madness

“There is a structural madness, just when you are convinced it’s all falling apart, it suddenly comes together.” – Judy Hussie-Taylor “Rhythm and humor are like the ego and id of contemporary dance. Rhythm expounds on the passing of time… Read more

certain difficulties, certain joy

“How do we express ourselves in a form, which we of course love, but has shown itself to be an empty well for the moderns, the antidote for the postmoderns, and downright intoxicating for the family feuds ignited by the… Read more

Back to New York City

SOLD OUT! “…Despite enduring difficulties, dance artists have come here to forge their paths ever since the birth of “modern” dance and they continue to do so…These artists share a rebelliousness that stems from their need to re-invent reasons to… Read more

i get lost

“…The liberation of spirit…stripped bare to something concise, emphatic, simple, and as a consequence, practicing a position of ‘universal doubt.’ Becoming universally human, and therefore powerfully vulnerable. And therefore, generous. Universal doubt, one of our few profound truths. (Death is… Read more

Danspace Project 25th Anniversary Book

“I knew St. Mark’s would be great for dance.” – Danspace Project founder Larry Fagin “This book celebrates 25 years of choreographers, dancers, actors, photographers, videographers, musicians, singers, technical directors, lighting designers, set designers, costume designers, board members, advisers, and administrators… Read more