Charles Atlas Charles Atlas/Merce Cunningham


Filmmaker Charles Atlas met Merce Cunningham at a very young age and worked with his company for ten years, producing such landmark films as Torso (1978) and Channels/Inserts (1981). A perfect alliance of dance and film, Atlas’ rhythmic use of montage and artful framings mirror enhance Merce Cunningham’s famous exploration of depth and spaciousness.