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An Abondanza in the Air — a collaboration with Lisa Nelson

June 2-4, 1990 at Ethnic Folk Arts, NYC
Concept, performance, camera, editing, sound and lighting by: Lisa Nelson and Cathy Weis

 

Performers: Nelson, Weis <br/>Photo of video on TV: Nelson, Weis
Performers: Nelson, Weis <br/>Photo of video on TV: Nelson, Weis
Performers: Nelson, Weis - <a href="https://cathyweis.org/performance-histories/december-19-1991" target="outside">P.S. 122 1991</a> <br/>Photo: Lona Foote
Performers: Weis, Nelson - <a href="https://cathyweis.org/performance-histories/december-19-1991" target="outside">P.S. 122 1991</a> <br/>Photo: Lona Foote
Performers: Nelson, Weis - <a href="https://cathyweis.org/performance-histories/december-19-1991" target="outside">P.S. 122 1991</a> <br/>Photo: Lona Foote
Performers: Weis, Nelson - <a href="https://cathyweis.org/performance-histories/december-19-1991" target="outside">P.S. 122 1991</a> <br/>Photo: Lona Foote
Performers: Weis, Nelson - <a href="https://cathyweis.org/performance-histories/november-21-2002" target="outside">Dance Theater Workshop 2002</a> <br/>Photo: Richard Termine
Performer: Weis - <a href="https://cathyweis.org/performance-histories/november-21-2002" target="outside">Dance Theater Workshop 2002</a> <br/>Photo: Richard Termine
Performers: Nelson, Weis - <a href="https://cathyweis.org/performance-histories/november-21-2002" target="outside">Dance Theater Workshop 2002</a> <br/>Photo: Richard Termine
Performers: Nelson, Weis - <a href="https://cathyweis.org/performance-histories/november-21-2002" target="outside">Dance Theater Workshop 2002</a> <br/>Photo: Richard Termine
Performers: Weis, Nelson - <a href="https://cathyweis.org/performance-histories/november-21-2002" target="outside">Dance Theater Workshop 2002</a> <br/>Photo: Richard Termine
Performer: Nelson - <a href="https://cathyweis.org/performance-histories/november-21-2002" target="outside">Dance Theater Workshop 2002</a> <br/>Photo: Richard Termine
Performers: Weis, Nelson - <a href="https://cathyweis.org/performance-histories/november-21-2002" target="outside">Dance Theater Workshop 2002</a> <br/>Photo: Richard Termine
Performer: Weis - <a href="https://cathyweis.org/performance-histories/november-21-2002" target="outside">Dance Theater Workshop 2002</a> <br/>Photo: Richard Termine

 

Over the course of thirty years, Lisa Nelson and Cathy Weis developed a form of video-dance puppetry. Their collaborative work, An Abondanza in the Air, synchronizes the movement of these two live performers, with 2 small black and white battery operated television sets.



Performance history:

Simone Forti’s Studio (1989 – precursor)
The Twining Gallery, NYC (1989 – precursor)
Ethnic Folk Arts, NYC (1990 – premiere)
School for New Dance Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (1991)
EDDC, Arnhem, The Netherlands (1991)
P.S. 122, NYC (1991)
Osnabrük, Germany (1992)
Bennington College, VT (1997)
Dance Theater Workshop, NYC (2002)
MadBrook Farm Studio, East Charleston, VT (2005)

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