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Eiko & Koma Otake

United States

Grants Awarded

2003 | Dance | Cambodia

to pursue research on dance and related cultural activities in Cambodia and to offer workshops and performances in Phnom Penh under the auspices of the Reyum Institute of Arts and Culture

Events

KOMA'S SOLO PROJECT AT ADF

July 12, 2016 - July 14, 2016

The artist states that he is not a visual artist by trade and that movement is his “true language.” He envisions a meditative and communal space to honor the connection between past and present and provide a home for lost spirits.

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A BODY IN FUKUSHIMA AT THE CATHEDRAL OF SAINT JOHN THE DIVINE

October 6, 2016 - March 12, 2017

A Body in Fukushima, (Eiko's collaborative work with historian and photographer William Johnston) will be on view at the Cathedral of Saint John Divine as a part of the Cathedral's larger art exhibition, The Christa Project. Eiko is named as an artist in residence for the year and co-curates her photo exhibition,  performances, and other activities, all of which explore the dignity and transcendence inherent in the ordinary and the disregarded.

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Remembering Fukushima: Art and Conversations at the Cathedral

March 11, 2017

On March 11, 2017, Remembering Fukushima: Art and Conversation at the Cathedral will commemorate the sixth anniversary of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster in Japan. Conceived by the Cathedral’s artist-in-residence, Eiko Otake, this four-hour program will bring together scholars, specialists, and artists of many disciplines to create an occasion that aspires to be both informative and affecting. Eiko invites you to join her at the Cathedral to explore the relationship of body, place, and history on March 11 from 1pm to 5pm.

Eiko Otaka received an ACC Fellowship in 2003 for research on dance in Cambodia.

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