Presence at the Creation

Catherine Damman on Judson Dance Theater

SANCTUARY: JUDSON’S MOVEMENTS


Excerpts from an interview with Meredith Monk

Meredith Monk interviewed in her loft and studio in August 2012. In this interview, which is part of artforum.com’s ongoing commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of Judson, Monk recalls her first interactions with Judith and Robert Dunn and Lucinda Childs as well as the formation of what came to be seen at the second wave of Judson Church performers. To see the rest of her interview click here. For more coverage, pick up our September 2018 issue, which considers the influence and legacy of Judson Dance Theater in honor of the opening of “Judson Dance Theater: The Work is Never Done” at the Museum of Modern Art, September 16, 2018–February 3, 2019.