CLARK, Michael. Oh My Goddess. [London]: [Sadler's Wells], [2003].


£200.00



(CLARK, Michael).
Oh My Goddess / Michael Clark.
[London]: [Sadler's Wells], [2003].

Folio (420 × 297 mm), pp.[20]. 8 black-and-white photographs. Production notes. Design by Scott King and Nick Booth. Printed saddle-stapled orange wrappers, text in reverse white; crease to one corner and along spine, light wear and handling marks. An excellent copy.

First edition. Michael Clark was born in Aberdeen in 1962, he studied at the Royal Ballet School, London and joined Ballet Rambert before beginning his career as an independent dancer and choreographer in 1981. After attending a summer school with Merce Cunningham and John Cage he worked with Karole Armitage, through whom he met Charles Atlas. Atlas began working with the Michael Clark Company in 1984, and was responsible for lighting Oh My Goddess.

Oh My Goddess opened the 25th Dance Umbrella season at Sadler's Wells, it featured six pieces set to music by T. Rex, The Human League, Erik Satie, Can, PJ Harvey, and Sex Pistols. The title piece, Oh My Goddess, features six songs by PJ Harvey.

This program features a series of eight black-and-white double-page photographs of crowds at concerts which had been projected as pat of the performance. Some of these photographs have had fictional biographies of crowd members added.

Scarce, no copies in OCLC.

 


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