Nov 23, 2020, 6PM

Mondays with Milford: In Performance Part 2

Photo by: George Etheredge

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.

In Performance Part 2

Milford Graves “In Performance” provides a glimpse into the artist’s prolific career in experimental instrumentation. The program offers an eclectic mix of footage consisting of individual performances and collaborative projects that Graves initiated over the years. Part 2 of the series highlights his solo work.

Fukushima in Jazz Vol 42: Milford Graves, Mototeru Takagi, Yoshisaburo Toyozumi, Kazutoki Umezu, and Toshinori Kondo (1977)
Private VHS tape
Runtime: 1:44:04

V. Bey Tape 2: Milford Graves Solo (date unknown)
Private VHS tape
Runtime: 21:20

International Film Festival Rotterdam concert in the Netherlands (2018)
Digital video, color, sound
Runtime: 24:43
Courtesy of Jef Mertens Taping Policies