Robert Wilson: The Watermill Center
A Laboratory for Performance
Edited by Josť MaciŠn, Sue Jane Stoker, JŲrn Weisbrodt.
Founded in 1992 by internationally renowned theater artist Robert Wilson, the Watermill Center on Long Island, New York, is a unique performance art laboratory for young and emerging artists. This compendium of documents, texts and images includes contributions by artists Marina Abramovic and Jonathan Meese, long-time Wilson collaborators Lucinda Childs and Philip Glass, performers Isabella Rossellini and Isabelle Huppert, curators Chrissie Iles and Elisabeth Sussman, singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright, scholars Antonio Damasio and Bonnie Marranca, collector Jean Paul Barbier-Mueller, writers Jay McInerney and Barbara Goldsmith, as well as many Watermill Center alumni artists. Covering every aspect of life at the Center, Wilsonís summer workshops, the year-round residency programs, the extensive collection, outreach programs with community, landscaped gardens and architecture, this is the first extensive glimpse into the world of Watermill and an intimate look at Wilsonís artistic process and the legacy he is creating for future generations.