Atlanta Eke is an Australian artist, dancer and choreographer working internationally. She is one of the three artists who was commissioned for the 2014 Next Move program, It Cannot Be Stopped and she is the recipient of the 2015 Next Move commission: her work, Miss Universal, will premiere at the Chunky Move Studios, 3 – 12 December 2015.
Atlanta won the inaugural Keir Choreographic Award in 2014. She was a DanceWEB Europe scholarship recipient 2010 in Vienna, and has received NextWave Kickstart 2011, Dancehouse Housemate residency 2012 in Melbourne, an ArtStart Grant recipient and has recently been nominated for a Green Room Award.
Atlanta has recently performed the work of Marina Abramovics and Joan Jonas at the Kaldor Public Art Project #27: 13 Rooms in Sydney. Her solo MONSTER BODY has been presented at the 2012 NextWave Festival, 2012 SEXES Festival Performance Space Sydney, 2013 Dance Massive Festival Melbourne, MONA FOMA Festival Hobart, MDT Stockholm 2013, BACKFLIP Feminism and Humour in Contemporary Art, Margaret Lawrence Gallery and the Fierce Festival in Birmingham.
In recent months Atlanta has premiered her work 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.
Atlanta graduated from Monash University (Arts and Business Management) in 2003 and Deakin University (Contemporary Art Dance) in 2006.