Alvin Curran

Alvin Curran is an American composer, writer, teacher and sound and radio artist whose work over 40 years has been performed in countless natural and man-made theatres including: the Alte Oper Frankfurt, lakes, caves, castles, woods, parks, a walk-in gardening shed (that included the recorded laughter of John Cage), and the River Thames, London (a concert of ship horns and a floating orchestra). He has collaborated with Joan Jonas, Trisha Brown, Merce Cunningham, Margaret Jenkins, Yoshiko Chuma, Achim Freyer Ensemble, and Wanda Golonka and the Ensemble Modern. www.alvincurran.com

Joan Jonas talks about the evolution of her work and the importance of myth, music and history to her thinking

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