Eiko & Koma: Regeneration
Sep 22–24, 2011, 12 am–11:59 pm
There is no one like these two dancer-choreographers. Theirs is the intensity of strong, white light, exhausting but beautiful. — Dance Magazine
As part of the influential Japanese-American dance duo Eiko & Koma’s national 40th anniversary retrospective project, they perform their newest work, Raven, with live music by acclaimed Pueblo musician Robert Mirabal, along with two seminal early works, White Dance (1976) and Night Tide (1984).
The theater performances serve as a companion to the visual exhibition, Eiko & Koma: Time Is Not Even, Space Is Not Empty, on view in the galleries through November 13, 2011. The artists perform multiple times throughout the course of the exhibition:
Support for this performance is generously provided by Mary Ittelson. Regeneration is also funded in part by the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts. Major contributors to NEFA include The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and additional funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Community Connections Fund of the MetLife Foundation.