Dec 7, 2020, 6PM

Mondays with Milford: Encounters in Japan

Image credit: Jake Meginsky and Neil Young, Full Mantis (2018), sound and color, 1:31:00.

Bi-weekly virtual screenings of rare digital footage from Milford Graves’s archives will be shown on throughout the run of A Mind-Body Deal, along with additional video selections and dialogues that contextualize Graves’s practice. Screenings begin at 6PM and will remain online until the next event.

For a schedule of screenings, click here.

This program is co-presented by Ars Nova Workshop.

Encounters in Japan

Milford spent time in Japan working closely with performance artist Min Tanaka. This installment of the screening series pays tribute to their collaborative interventions and the cross cultural exchange that ensued.

Art Camp Solo (c. 1980)
Private VHS tape
Runtime: 1:17:30

Milford Graves & Min Tanaka Duo (c. 1980)
Private VHS tape
Runtime: 36:00

Milford Graves & Min Tanaka: Bennington College (1993)
Private VHS Tape
Runtime: 58:45

Milford Graves & Min Tanaka: Kyoto (1985)
Private VHS Tape
Runtime: 52:43

Milford Graves & Min Tanaka: School for Autism (1981)
Film transfer from VHS Tape
Runtime: 1:51