The Quixotic Videos of Steve Roden: Shell, Bells, Steps and Silence
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What do avant-garde composer John Cage, philosopher Walter Benjamin, and choreographer Martha Graham have in common? Well, besides being titans of modern art, they all made something of an appearance in Steve Roden's installation "Shells, Bells, Steps and Silences." The artist's video pieces were the result of a quixotic intertwining of the three figures' works and legacies.