Poto

Art does not seek to describe but to enact. —Charles Olson

Festival I

June 21–27, 2004

+ David Coll + David Dilworth + Kristi Elkins + Aya Kawaguchi + Michelle Lou +
+ Joanna Martin + Sarah Miles + Ryuta Nakajima + Tom Ontiveros + Sabina Piersol +
+ Dana Reason + Marcia Scott + Eric Simonson + Erik Ulman +

Monday (June 21)
Introductions
6 pm: Dinner
9 pm: Film: Jean-Pierre Gorin: Poto and Cabengo

Tuesday (June 22)
9 am: Breakfast
10 am: Dana Reason: Navigable Structures and Transforming Mirrors: Improvisation and Interactivity
12 Noon: Lunch / Boat Trip with Cathy Scott
3 pm: Rehearsal (Improvisations, Cornelius Cardew: The Great Learning, Paragraph 6)
5:15 pm: Ryuta Nakajima: Recent Paintings
7 pm: Dinner
9 pm: Erik Ulman: Narrative and Form in Cinema I: Ford, Bresson, Straub/Huillet

Wednesday (June 23)
9 am: Breakfast
10 am: Erik Ulman: Pound, Olson, and Musical Composition
12 Noon: Lunch
3–5 pm: Rehearsal
5:15 pm: Aya Kawaguchi: Recent Paintings
7 pm: Dinner
9 pm: Erik Ulman: Narrative and Form in Cinema II: Griffith, Rossellini, Altman, Ruiz
10 pm: Film: Raul Ruiz: On Top of the Whale

Thursday (June 24)
7–9 am: Boat Trip with Mark Scott
9 am: Breakfast
10 am: David Coll: Recent Music
11 am: Eric Simonson: Recent Music
12 Noon: Lunch
1 pm: Marcia Scott: The Dance of Merce Cunningham, Steve Paxton, and Nancy Stark Smith
2 pm: Marcia Scott: Recent Music and Dance
3 pm: Rehearsal
6 pm: Dinner (Barbecue with Mark Scott)
7:30 pm: David Dilworth: Recent Paintings
9 pm: Electronic Music: Eric Simonson: Tambo and Bones; Karlheinz Stockhausen:
………..Gesang der Jünglinge
10 pm: Film: Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet: Nicht Versöhnt

Friday (June 25)
9 am: Breakfast
11 am: Marcia Scott: Dance Rehearsal
12:30 pm: Lunch
1:30 pm: Erik Ulman: The Poetry of J. H. Prynne
3 pm: Rehearsal
5:15 pm: Erik Ulman: Realizing Stockhausen’s Plus Minus
7 pm: Dinner
8:15 pm: Tom Ontiveros: Design in Theater and Photography
9:45 pm: Erik Ulman: Narrative and Form in Cinema III: Brakhage, Anger, Warhol

Saturday (June 26)
9 am: Breakfast
10 am: Sabina Piersol: Recent Poetry and Translations
12 Noon: Lunch
1 pm: Marcia Scott: Dance Rehearsal
3 pm: Rehearsal
4:30 pm: Dinner
6 pm: Public Concert (see below for program)
9 pm: Michelle Lou: Recent Music
Festivities

Sunday (June 27)
Dispersal

Concert Program
June 26, 2004
6 P.M.

outside: Dance Improvisation……………………………………………………………………..Marcia Scott, organizer

Homage to Pauline Oliveros

drainage; portals; and a non-absorbable suture (2003)…………………………….Marcia Scott
Erik Ulman, violin

Group Improvisation I

Poetry Reading………………………………………………………………………………………..Sabina Piersol

The Great Learning, Paragraph 6 (1969)…………………………………………………….Cornelius Cardew

Maples (2004)………………………………………………………………………………………….Eric Simonson
Eric Simonson and Dana Reason, piano

Group Improvisation II

Duo Improvisation
Dana Reason, piano; Erik Ulman, violin

Group Improvisation III, with Sabina Piersol, poetry

Homage to Pauline Oliveros

Musicians: David Coll, voice and panpipes; Michelle Lou, voice and guitar; Joanna Martin, voice and flute; Dana Reason, voice, piano, and percussion; Marcia Scott, voice and percussion; Eric Simonson, voice, piano, percussion, and panpipes; Erik Ulman, voice and violin

Concert design: Tom Ontiveros

Poto wishes to thank Kristi Elkins for her philanthropy and cooking; Ryuta Nakajima for his postcard design; Tom Ontiveros, for photography, additional cooking, and technical support; Sarah Miles, for making her massage work available; and Mark and Cathy Scott, for additional donations of food, time, and recreation.
Poto is sponsored by Intersection for the Arts’ Incubator program
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