Yvonne Rainer - Moving and Being Moved
Edited by Yvonne Rainer herself, this selection of texts and images by Rainer and various authors offers a retrospective portrait of her work, focusing on some of her most notable performances and projects from both the late 1960s (‘Trio A’, ‘The Mind Is a Muscle’) and since her return to dance with the White Oak Dance Project in 2000. Rainer is known for her challengingly experimental—and often minimalist—work as a dancer, choreographer, and filmmaker, which spearheaded the rise of postmodern dance. An essay by Rainer frames things from the perspective of an aging dancer who is aware of her physical limitations.
Includes a conversation between Rainer and dancer Trisha Brown and essays by Soyoung Yoon, Douglas Crimp, and Maureen N. McLane.
Designed by Louis Lüthi
Published by Roma Publications in collaboration with Fondazione Antonio Ratti, 2017
Roma Publications 292
Softcover, 128 pages, b&w and color illustrations, 8 × 10.35 inches