Meredith Monk

PARIS (1982)

Paris : Color, Sound, 26 Minutes, 1", 3/4" and 1/2" videotape. Conceived and performed by Meredith Monk and Ping Chong. Produced and Directed by Mark Lowry and Kathryn Escher; made in cooperation with the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, and KTCA-TV. Music by Meredith Monk. PARIS was first performed in 1972, the first part of The Travelogue Series.The video received an Honorable Mention in the 26th Annual American Film Festival sponsored by the Educational Film Library Association, and was also selected for screening at the International Public Television conference in Belgium.It is shown here in its entirety, performed by Meredith Monk and Ping Chong.


16 MM EARRINGS (1980)

16 Milimeter Earrings : Color, Sound, 25 Minutes, 16mm. Produced, directed and photographed by Robert Withers. Conceived and performed by Meredith Monk; originally performed in 1966. The film received a Merit Award at The Dance Film Festival in New York City, 1980. 16 Millimeter Earrings, a breakout early piece for Meredith, was a solo performance incorporating film and original music, voice and guitar, tapes. Originally performed at Judson Memorial Church.