Theatre director and artist Robert Wilson bends time in his work, using it to forward his vision throughout his prolific career. After trying to explain his unique approach to my friends, I decided to just make a video essay to show them.
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Below is a list of sources and acknowledgments.
Routledge Performance Practitioners: Robert Wilson - Maria Shevtsova - https://www.routledge.com/Robert-Wilson/Shevtsova/p/book/9781138599420
Robert Wilson - Franco Quadri, Rizzoli 1998
Robert Wilson: It’s About Time - Franco Quadri - https://www.artforum.com/print/198408/robert-wilson-it-s-about-time-35342
Richard Strange’s a Mighty Big If- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLTeoylPlhE&t=1427s
BRAFA Art Talk 2020 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAI-AqhEd2U&t=2568s
Einstein on the Beach Discussion UC Berkeley - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8iLOGPm7AY
Absolute Wilson Documentary - https://www.amazon.com/Absolute-Wilson-DVD/dp/B000VEA3N4
Einstein on the Beach (2012 Production DVD) - https://www.opusarte.com/details/OA1178D
Adam’s Passion DVD - https://accentus.com/productions/adams-passion-a-world-premiere-performance/
The Black Rider original production premiered at - https://www.thalia-theater.de/
Photos and information - http://www.robertwilson.com/
Production photos by Lucie Jansch, Bahman Djalali, Kristian Kruuser, Kaupo Kikkas, Robert Mapplethorpe, Jennifer Merin, Javier Del Real, Julian Moment, Pavel Antonov and More.
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