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10 minutes of research 2: John Cage

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John Cage's work is really important to me. In addition to introducing "chance operations" into his work, his Zen-influenced attitude towards making art and living in the world have inspired and emboldened a lot of my play in the worlds of theater and dance.

In this video, which is from a 1960 American TV show called "I'VE GOT A SECRET," American celebrities of the time play a game of trying to figure out what a "mystery guest's" secret is. So there's the American TV game to see (in all its hokey splendor), but also John Cage's compositon, which I find delightful for how seriously it takes play.

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