26 August 2007

26 August 2007

This summer, Eiko & Koma spent 4 weeks (July 30-August 26, 2007) in Alaska sponsored by Alaska Air Artist program administered by the United States Artists. Their host was the Alaska Dance Theater in Anchorage where Eiko & Koma worked on Mourning.

Grain was restaged and performed by Charian and Peace and Quartet had its world premiere at the American Dance Festival 2007.

Charles L. Reinhart, the Diretor of ADF, talks about Grain

ADF Director Charles Reinhart has been an extraordinary champion of Eiko & Koma’s work for many years, presenting them at the Festival frequently and commissioning or co-commissioning many of the works they premiered there. He strongly encouraged Eiko & Koma to restage their old works.