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Marks, Victoria

Overview
Works: 56 works in 66 publications in 1 language and 374 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction films  Short films  Television interviews  History  Documentary films  Filmed performances  Dance films  Filmed dance  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Choreographer, Dancer, Author, Director, Speaker, Interviewee
Classifications: GV1782.62.N68, 792.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Victoria Marks
Dance & social change : Victoria Mark's "Not about Iraq"( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Internationally acclaimed choreographer Victoria Marks asks, "What is an artist's civic responsibility?" Through poetic, visceral dance, "Not about Iraq" takes a hard look at heroism and truth. Marks and her dancers challenge assumptions about our place in the world. Can dance be a force for social change? "What this is is indelibly disturbing, dazzling art." LA Times. Recorded in 2008 at the Danspace Project, New York City. Includes a revealing interview with the choreographer."--Cover
Seven solos : a documentary( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the process as Li Chiao-Ping prepares to perform a concert of solos by seven 21st century choreographers: Cynthia Adams, Molissa Fenley, Heidi Latsky, Victoria Marks, Bebe Miller, Elizabeth Streb, and June Watanabe. Includes highlights of all seven works and interviews with each choreographer
Take7 : [seven pioneering British dance films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Take7 DVD features seven short dance films produced from 1994 onwards by some of Britain's most exciting and innovative dance filmmakers. This unique collection of landmark, prize-winning works have shaped the development of dance for film and video. Each film is introduced by the choreographer or director, giving a rare insight into their inspiration, approach and process."--Container
Victoria Marks : four dances for the camera( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Outside In is a witty and affectionate mix of trails, tracks blue skies, and hidden surprises. The film leaves a lasting impression of continual movement; a seamless stream of images, imprints, and revelations. Mothers and Daughters ... examines the potency and sensuality of the relationship between mother and daughter. Working with 12 pairs of mothers and daughters, many of whom have never performed before, the film looks at the unique and the universal from a micro and macro perspective. Men ... is performed by seven elderly men residing in Alberta, Canada. The theme of the piece is mortality where the ephemerality of human lives is set against the permanence of the Canadian Rockies. This film is a living requiem, a celebration of lives well-lived. Touch ... is a film in which four radically different couples perform the same sequence of touch. Two people tenderly and slowly touch one another, fingers and hands, faces and heads. Their touch, shot in extreme close-up, is like a form of reverence, a prayer."--Container
Mothers and daughters by Victoria Marks( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short dance film on the theme of mothers and daughters
Action conversations( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four veterans join three civilians to make a performance: A former marine struggles with what it means to take a life; an ex-medic recalls men dying in his arms; a discharged coast guard officer describes the fragile space between sanity and insanity; and an air force vet performs on stage without succumbing to panic. Action Conversations was the culmination of a 15-week workshop directed by Victoria Marks and performed at Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica in 2008
Veterans by Victoria Marks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veterans (first prize Video Dance of Barcelona) tracks five US vets recovering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), as they make their way through the streets of Los Angeles. Locked in battles of isolation, dislocation and memory, these vets converge in a quiet alley and find themselves joining in a ritual re-enactment of combat before returning to their separate lives. -- taken from artist's website
Holly Fairbank, Victoria Marks( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the impact of British and Chinese cultures on the development of two contemporary choreographers
Homer Avila : Solo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer Avila dances Victoria Mark's Solo five times: two run throughs during technical rehearsal, one performance, and two edited versions
Inside/out : Victoria Marks( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside/out is a series of outdoor programs in which artists perform and discuss their choreography with audiences in an informal setting. In this program, dancers perform a work in progress that became What holds you, choreographed by Victoria Marks, with visuals (not present here) by Lorie Novak and Janet Zweig and music by Matt Darriau. The piece lasts 26 minutes and is followed by a question-and-answer session. Marks, Zweig and Novak discuss a text about the Humboldt effect and how the ideas in the text are expressed in the piece. Some questions and comments from the audience are inaudible
AXIS dance company : education program demo by Calif.) AXIS Dance Company (Oakland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armed response : rehearsals( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This disc contains excerpts from a series of rehearsals of Armed response, a work in progress, directed by choreographer Victoria Marks. Included is footage of studio and outdoor rehearsals, some with and some without recorded musical accompaniment
Games( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dance Films Association : foreign press panel no. 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Panel discussion on dance and new media. Victoria Marks speaks about her dance for camera Outside in; Elliot Caplan discusses Merce Cunningham's work with film and computers; Myron Kreuger speaks about the interactive installations he has created. The panelists discuss the rewards and risks involved in collaborations between arts and technology. Following the panel, Dawn Stoppiello and Mark Coniglio discuss and demonstrate the MidiDancer, a bodysuit with sensors that allows a dancer to control music and lighting through a computer
Eye on dance & the arts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A look at the impact of British and Chinese cultures on the development of two contemporary choreographers
Blond Eckbert by Judith Weir( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Seán Curran/Victoria Marks( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Victoria Marks( Visual )

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

This program was presented as part of the Fall events 1986 at Dance Theater Workshop
The heart of the artist by Wendy Perron( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Inside/out : Victoria Marks and Rika Burnham( Visual )

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

In the second program on this tape, Rika Burnham discusses her choreography and presents excerpts from her past works and a current work in progress. Brief excerpts from Dances for a building, The alps, The glass project, Split image, Out in left field, and Hanky-panky are performed by three dancers, and Burnham comments briefly on the pieces. At the end of the program, Burnham discusses a work in progress created using excerpts from her past works and set to text by photographer Duane Michaels, and the dancers perform the work. At the end of the program, an excerpt from On thin ice is performed. Burnham discusses her use of objects and their metaphoric significance
 
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