Nov 9, 2020, 6PM

Mondays with Milford: In Performance Part I

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.

In Performance Part 1

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 Graves initiated over the years. Part 1 focuses on Graves’s partnerships with other artists.

First Meeting: Milford Graves, Charles Gayle, and William Parker ​(1991)
Private VHS tape
Runtime: 44:05:07 min

Mouthful of Sweat / Chemical Imbalance Video Compilation: Milford Graves, Peter Brötzmann, William Parker ​(1988)
Private VHS Tape
Runtime: 10:33:02 min

Trio in the Dojo​ (1988)
Private VHS tape
Runtime: 47:36:09 min