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Watermotor for Dancer and Camera

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Brown, Trisha

"Watermotor for Dancer and Camera" was originally created for "Dancing on the Edge" and appears as a segment in that work. It also appears in "Solos, Duets, and Pizza," a dance special.

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In "Watermotor for Dancer and Camera," Trisha Brown executes a solo in slow motion. Video artist Peter Campus did the camera work. In the editing two takes -- one from the front and one from the side -- were slow-motioned and superimposed. The superimposition was done "on the fly" bringing one or the other take to more prominence as it went along.

Brown, Trisha

Modern dance


See Also:
Dancing on the Edge

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