Date of Award

Fall 1-6-2021

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Departments/Programs

Art & Art History

First Advisor

Michael Lobel

Second Advisor

Howard Singerman

Academic Program Adviser

Antonella Pelizzari

Abstract

Gus Solomons jr. was one of the first Black dancers to participate in the Judson Dance Theater workshops, but was never fully integrated into the white, postmodern dance world. This thesis looks at several of his works which exemplify his use of site-specificity and innovative technologies, including dual-screen video dances.

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