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$30,000 for The Cave (MAP 1989) by composer Steve Reich and video artist Beryl Korot. The project used multiple video screens in sync with musicians. The Cave is a new form of opera the artists call “Documentary Music Video Theater,” using videotaped images of real Israelis, Palestinians, and Americans talking about how they see the biblical figures of Abraham, Sarah, Hagar, Ishmael and Isaac.

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Beryl Korot and Steve Reich
Beryl Korot and Steve Reich

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