The Watermill Center - A Laboratory for Performance: Robert Wilson
THE WATERMILL CENTER - A LABORATORY FOR PERFORMANCE: ROBERT WILSON'S LEGACY.
(2012)

360 Pages.
Robert Wilson: Author

Published to coincide with the 20th Anniversary of the Watermill Center and Robert Wilson's 70th birthday, the book is a compendium of essays written by Wilson's collaborators and illustrated with more than 450 images.

Contributors include filmmaker and author Katharina Otto-Bernstein, opera singer Jessye Norman, playwright Daryl Pickney, performance artist Marina Abramovic, painter Jonathan Meese, composer Philip Glass, performer Isabella Rossellini, actress Isabelle Huppert, singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright, collector Jean Paul Barbier-Mueller, novelist Jay McInerney, writer Barbara Goldsmith, and others.

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.  Covering every aspect of life at the Center, Wilson's 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 Wilson's artistic process and the legacy he is creating for future generations.