Nam June Paik 1932-2006
Charles Atlas, Shigeko Kubota & Nam June Paik - Merce by Merce by Paik (1978)
Merce by Merce by Paik is a two-part tribute to groundbreaking postmodern choreographer Merce Cunningham and avant-garde master Marcel Duchamp. Blue Studio: Five Segments is a stunning work of videodance by Merce Cunningham and his then filmmaker-in-residence, Charles Atlas. In Merce and Marcel, Nam June Paik and Shigeko Kubota create a densely textured video collage that links the two visionary artists.

Directors: Shigeko Kubota, Nam June Paik
Stars: Russell Connor, Merce Cunningham, Marcel Duchamp

Performance Venue
WNET-TV, Boston, MA
Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009
Merce Cunningham Trust
Date Recorded
Release Date
Score Composer
David Held; Earl Howard, 1959-; John Cage, Jr., 1912-1992
Soundtrack Ensemble
Merce Cunningham Dance Company

Nam June Paik in UbuWeb Historical
Charles Atlas in UbuWeb Film
Shigeko Kubota in UbuWeb Film
Merce Cunningham in UbuWeb Film