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Atlanta Eke

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 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.

She 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.

Atlanta graduated from Monash University (Arts and Business Management) in 2003 and Deakin University (Contemporary Art Dance) in 2006.

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