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Atlanta Eke

Atlanta Eke

Atlanta Eke is a dancer and choreographer working internationally.

Atlanta was a DanceWEB Europe scholarship recipient 2010 in Vienna, and received Next Wave Kickstart 2011, Dancehouse Housemate residency 2012 in Melbourne, and ArtStart Grant recipient.

She performed for Sidney Leoni in Undertones at Tamz in August Berlin and Marten Spangbergs Page 74, ImPulsTanz Festival Vienna. Atlanta performed in Jan Ritesmas Oedipus My Foot throughout Europe as well as participating in Allianz-The Agora Project (Performing Arts Forum).

Her solo MONSTER BODY has been presented at the 2012 Next Wave Festival, SEXES Festival Performance Space Sydney, 2013 Dance Massive Festival Melbourne, MONA FOMA Festival Hobart, MDT Stockholm, BACKFLIP Feminism and Humour in Contemporary Art, Margaret Lawrence Gallery and the Fierce Festival in Birmingham. Atlanta presented her work Untitled at the NVG for the Melbourne Now exhibition, she performed the work of Marina Abramovics and Joan Jonas at the Kaldor Public Art Project #27: 13 Rooms in Sydney and is currently performing in Maria Hassabis work Intermission for the Melbourne Festival.

In recent months Atlanta has premiered her works Fountain at Chunky Move, and Organ, made in collaboration with composer Daniel Jenatsch, at Liquid Architecture Festival, she is an Arts House Culture Lab resident for her work I CON and is the recipient of the 2014 inaugural Keir Choreographic Award for her latest work Body Of Work.

The end of 2014 will see Atlanta premiering her performance Gallery for Restaging Restaging at Alaska Projects Sydney, and Cinema at MONA Cinemona Hobart.