About Yvonne Rainer


NO to spectacle.
No to virtuosity.
No to transformations and magic and make-believe.
No to the glamour and transcendency of the star image.
No to the heroic.
No to the anti-heroic.
No to trash imagery.
No to involvement of performer or spectator,
No to style.
No to camp.
No to seduction of spectator by the wiles of the performer.
No to eccentricity.
No to moving or being moved.

Yvonne RainerĀ (b. 1934) is an American dancer, choreographer and filmmaker, whose work in these disciplines is frequently challenging and experimental. Her work is sometimes classified as minimalist art. [Wikipedia]

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