Atlanta EkeThe Tennis Piece
Atlanta Eke is a dancer and choreographer working internationally. In 2010 Atlanta was a DanceWEB Europe scholarship recipient mentored by artist Sarah Michelson. She has performed with and for Sidney Leoni, Marten Spangberg, Xavier Le Roy, Maria Hassabi, Joan Jonas, Christine de Schmitt and Jan Ritesmas among others and participated in the Allianz-The Agora Project (Performing Arts Forum), France.
Atlanta was the winner of the inaugural Keir Choreographic Award, received Next Wave Kickstart in 2011, was the Dancehouse Housemate resident and an ArtStart Grant recipient. She has shown works at Next Wave Festival, ACCA, Spring1883, Chunky Move, Carriageworks, National Gallery of Victoria, Dance Massive Festival, MONA FOMA, DARK MOFO, MDT Stockholm, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Fierce Festival Birmingham, Les Plateaux de la Briqueterie Paris, Adelaide Festival to name a few. In 2016 Atlanta received Artshouse CultureLab for I CON and Death of Affect. In 2017 she was commissioned for the inaugural biennale The National Exhibition and more recently Atlanta presented Body of Work at Performance Space New York.