WorldCat Identities

Geiser, Janie

Overview
Works: 50 works in 64 publications in 1 language and 288 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Animated films  Experimental films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Short films  Drama 
Roles: Author, Designer, Puppeteer , Performer, Director, Honoree, Conceptor, Speaker, Set designer
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Janie Geiser
 
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Most widely held works by Janie Geiser
Anxious animation by Lewis Klahr( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of animated films that take us into surreal worlds of delirium and paranoia, by Lewis Klahr, Janie Geiser, Jim Trainor, and the collective Henry Garon Ascher
Puppetry : worlds of imagination( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This documentary surveys the revolutionary new developments in American puppet theater, profiling many of puppetry's most imaginative contemporary artists, including Basil Twist, who uses bits of fabric, feathers, plastic and other materials in a 1,000-gallon tank of water to create a visually stunning underwater ballet musically accompanied by Berlioz's "Symphonie Fantastique" Ralph Lee, founder of the famous Greenwich Village Halloween Parade, discusses his current work designing figures for ballets and symphony orchestras and we see excerpts from his own theater company's production, which employs puppets as vehicles for the exploration of supernatural myths and legends; Michael Curry discusses the masks and puppets he created for the Broadway production of The Lion King, as well as the Super Bowl, the Olympics and the Millennium Celebration in New York City; Cheryl Henson, daughter of Jim (The Muppets) Henson, discusses the biannual Jim Henson International Festival of Puppet Theatre as we see excerpts of some of these innovative presentations; we also visit the puppetry program at the California Institute of the Arts, including one of puppeteer Janie Geiser's classes; and the video concludes by discussing the new directions and new ideas in puppetry and the ways it is transforming opera, music, theater and dance"--Distributor's website, as viewed January 12, 2007
Burning in the dark by Janie Geiser( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Protagonist( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the tragedies of Euripedes, Yu uses a marionette Greek chorus to examine the lives of four men (a former televangelist who suppressed his homosexuality, a bank robber turned journalist, a former terrorist, and an obsessed martial-arts student) who eventually broke free of dark paths set off by violent and repressive childhoods
The fourth watch( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The imagery of people taken from black-and-white movies is superimposed onto a doll-house interior"--REDCAT website
Ultima Thule eine Reise an den Rand der Welt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Land, sky and gravity give way to deep oceanic space"--REDCAT website
Secret story by Pat Metheny( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret story revolves around the central figure of the woman and her girl-double, who look somewhat like versions of Snow White. She wanders through landscapes of rivers and floods, home and war, and memory and illness, culminating in an ecstatic walk in the forest, suggesting both the dark and cathartic trajectories of the richest fairy tales
The red book by Texas (Musical group)( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Images appear as in a graceful collage; glimpses of words are written in white vanishing ink; a woman is drawn in outline, as if she were a paper doll made of red construction paper. Everything is red, white, black, or gray."--Container
Terrace 49( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Scenes of impending disaster collide with repeated images of a woman's body on the verge of disappearing into cinematic space."--REDCAT website
Spiral vessel by Janie Geiser( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Featuring a found psychological test kit replete with puzzle figures made out of pull-away body parts."--REDCAT website
A cool million : (or The dismantling of Lemuel Pitkin)( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One-man show combining text, movement, music, and puppets
Evidence of floods( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puppet theater work commissioned by Dance Theater Workshop's First Light program. The action is presented on several small stages which are obscured in this recording by the silhouettes of audience members. For a clearer view of the action, see: *MGZIA 4-7410 Evidence of floods
Dress up! : P.S. 122's tenth anniversary benefit( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Benefit program of performance art, film, dance, and music
Avant-Garde-Arama is watching( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Program of avant-garde dance, music, puppetry, and performance art
The nervous films : 5 films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of five short stop-action films
The Bessies : the fifth annual New York Dance & Performance Awards( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Excerpts from works directed and designed by Janie Geiser( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A compilation of excerpts from films and live theater pieces, all incorporating puppetry, created by Janie Geiser
Cradle rock( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Performance art work
Janie Geiser & Co.( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The tornado treaty by Janie Geiser( )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The original object was scanned as a TIFF file on an Epson Perfection 4990 Photo flatbed scanner at approximately 4000 pixels on the long dimension. A 300 ppi JPEG file limited to 1024 pixels on the long dimension was then added to the CONTENTdm database
 
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Languages
English (37)