The Art of David Tudor: Indeterminacy and Performance in Postwar Culture
Los Angeles, May 2001
CALL FOR PAPERS "The Art of David Tudor: Indeterminacy and Performance in Postwar Culture" May 17-19, 2001, The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, California The Getty Research Institute, repository of the archive of the composer and pianist David Tudor, will hold an international symposium focusing on Tudor's work and its relation to developments in the art, dance, and music of the postwar period. A series of events co-sponsored with the California Institute of the Arts will complement the symposium, including concerts on May 18 and 19 of music composed by Tudor or written for him, and a realization of Tudor's "electroacoustic environment," Rainforest. The Research Institute invites proposals for thirty-minute presentations on such topics as Tudor's work and working methods, his collaboration with visual artists, composers, and choreographers, and the position of his work within the broader context of the postwar avant-garde. Proposals, not to exceed two double-spaced pages and accompanied by a brief curriculum vitae listing relevant research and publications, should be sent by December 1, 2000 to: Dr. Nancy Perloff Getty Research Institute 1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100 Los Angeles, CA 90049-1688 USA Fax: +1-(310) 440-7779 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org For further information on the GRI's archival collections, please visit our Web site, http://www.getty.edu/gri, and click on Research Library. Online finding aids are available for the archive of David Tudor and for related collections on Experiments in Art and Technology, Mary Caroline Richards, Jean Brown Fluxus, Carolee Schneemann, and Dick Higgins.