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Philip Bither on Sarah Michelson/Richard Maxwell’s Devotion



TALK DANCE host Justin Jones speaks with McGuire Senior Curator for Performing Arts, Philip Bither about Sarah Michelson/Richard Maxwell’s Devotion.

Timecode/Topics

00:50 / Sarah Michelson (Daylight (for Minneapolis)) and Richard Maxwell (Joe)’s History with the Walker Art Center

04:10 / Background on the beginnings of Devotion

05:35 / The experience of watching a Sarah Michelson choreography

08:40 / Philip’s thoughts on Richard Maxwell’s work

12:00 / The nature of the Collaboration between Sarah Michelson and Richard Maxwell

14:00 / Risk and accessibility

18:50 / Is it just dance about dance?

21:00 / How a non-dance audience might approach watching Devotion

26:30 / And what ever happened to those large portraits from the Daylight set?