Tuesday, November 13, 2012

BAM Video of Logos with Sufjan Stevens Soundtrack

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) is celebrating 150 years by continuing its devotion to the performing arts plus films, art exhibitions and even a commemorative, coffee table book.  A new theater, the BAM Fisher, has been added to the stable of spaces, a flexible, black box space with an emphasis on Brooklyn artists.  A recent video created by staffer Ben Cohen celebrates the many logos throughout the storied history of this organization, along with photos of dancers galore over music from The BQE by BAM regular Sufjan Stevens. It begins with a favorite shot (by James Klosty) of one of my most beloved modern dance icons, Merce Cunningham, which reminds me of seeing his company there during the final Legacy Tour just last December... another night to remember at BAM.