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Breathing Room & Conversations Without Walls: Barbara Dilley & Yvonne Rainer with Wendy Perron

Breathing Room & Conversations Without Walls: Barbara Dilley & Yvonne Rainer with Wendy Perron


Danspace Project




Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 12:00pm



Danspace Project

Next Saturday, November 21, at 12pm ET, join us on Youtube for a Conversation Without Walls between dancer and Danspace co-founder, Barbara Dilley, and artist, Yvonne Rainer, facilitated by writer, Wendy Perron. This CWW celebrates the 50th anniversary of the legendary Grand Union's first performances and the publication of Perron's new book, The Grand Union: Accidental Anarchists of Downtown Dance, 1970 – 1976 (Wesleyan University Press, 2020). 

The Grand Union was a Soho, NYC-based collective that came out of Rainer’s work, the task-oriented Continuous Project Altered Daily (1970). This group, which Perron coins “the movie stars of our neighborhood,” consisted of Becky Arnold, Trisha Brown, Barbara Dilley, Douglas Dunn, David Gordon, Nancy Lewis, Steve Paxton, Yvonne Rainer, and Lincoln Scott. 


The YouTube link will be sent to registrants on Saturday morning prior to the livestream, and will be posted on our website, as well as our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @DanspaceProject

This conversation will include closed captions.

Questions or issues with the livestream? Contact: Severine@danspaceproject.org


Photo credits: Barbara Dilley by Rebekah West. Yvonne Rainer by Nathalie Magnan. Wendy Perron by Da Ping Luo.

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