Annette Michelson

Yvonne Rainer, Part Two: “Lives of Performers”

February 1974

The immediate consequence of Yvonne Rainer’s Indian voyage was Grand Union Dreams, performed in the very large and featureless gymnasium space of the Emmanuel Midtown YMHA in May, 1971. It seemed then and seems still her most problematic … READ ON

IN PRINT February 1974

Yvonne Rainer, Part One: The Dancer and the Dance

January 1974

There are, in the contemporary renewal of performance modes, two basic and diverging impulses which shape and animate its major innovations. The first, grounded in the idealist extensions of a Christian past, is mythopoeic in its aspiration,… READ ON

IN PRINT January 1974

Screen/Surface: The Politics of Illusionism

September 1972

IN PRINT September 1972

Toward Snow

June 1971

IN PRINT Summer 1971