Film Series at Anthology Curated by Eiko
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Film Series at Anthology Curated by Eiko (2016)

Feb 17 - March 24, 2016, Wednesdays at 7pm

As part of Danspace Project's Platform, Anthology Film Archives welcomes Eiko as guest-curator of a film series showcasing movies that have influenced her work and that speak to her chosen theme, A Body in Places. Encompassing narrative films such as Burmese Harp, Kanal, and The Naked Island as well as several rarely-screened documentaries, the series pairs each feature film with a short work by Eiko, Eiko & Koma, or John Killacky.

See PROGRAM DESCRIPTION. Eiko will introduce films at all screenings.

Feb.17. PGM 1: BODIES IN MOURNING (Burmese Harp and Undertow)

Feb.24.PGM 2: BODIES IN WATER ((Kanal and Wallow)

Mar.2, PGM 3: BODIES ON AN ISLAND((The Naked Island and Husk)

Mar.9, PGM 4:BODIES IN MINAMATA (Minamata: The Victims and their World and Lament)

Mar.16, PGM 5: BODIES IN A CROWD(The Spirit Moves and A Body in a Station)

Mar.23, PGM 6: A BODY IN A CHAIR (Inner Monologue and Dreaming Awake)

Schedule and Eiko's curator's note

The feature films were paired with video works by Eiko with Alexis Moh and Eiko+Koma, linked on the right of this page

The BODY IN PLACES film series is co-presented by Danspace Project and Anthology Film Archives, and co-organized by The Japan Foundation. Eiko is grateful for the assistance of Alexis Moh throughout the planning and presentation of the Platform. Special thanks as well to Lydia Bell and Judy Hussie-Taylor (Danspace Project) and to Kanako Shirasaki (Japan Foundation).

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