Atlanta Eke’s Monster Body (Next Wave, Dancehouse)
Or even this:
You might be disappointed... Though the triple-breasted hooker from Total Recall is closer to the mark than you might think.
But if this is more your thing:
And you’re not afraid of a bit of this:
Then you might be ready for this:
(Promotional image for Monster Body, click on the image to enlarge.)
As recently as yesterday, I was describing Atlanta Eke as the closest thing the local dance community had to a conceptual artist. Today, I need to take revise those words. She is now the closest thing the conceptual art community has to a dancer.
I’m still working on a ‘review’ -- though it’s looking too tangential to call it that -- so consider this a place holder. And go see her show, if you dare. It is a considerable advancement on anything Eke has done to date. Angry, controlled, daring, thoughtful and provocative. No doubt about that...
Monster Body by Atlanta Eke. More information: here.
And my rant about Monster Body -- still not quite a review -- continues here.