WILL THIS MOMENT EVER LET GO?

WORLD PREMIERE on MARCH 3rd!

will this moment ever let go? is a cross-cultural, interdisciplinary piece created in collaboration with my father and composer Magnar Åm, and will be performed by 3 dancers, 9 musicians (among others Asian Wings, Ellen Sejersted Bødtker and Njål Sparbo), a large chorus (Volda Vokal and Ensemble 96) and poet Jan Erik Vold, as part of Oslo Church Music Festival.

The piece is inspired by the classic Japanese animation film PicaDon, depicting the moments before and after the A-bomb over Hiroshima, and will tour to Japan in August. The work is premiering in connection with two conferences on the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons, organized by ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons), and an exhibition on loan from the Peace Museum in Hiroshima.

March 3rd, Oslo City Hall, 7pm. FREE

March 5th, Church of Volda, 8pm. NOK 200
Einy Am_w photo credit
DANCERS:
Kevin Ho
Uta Takemura
Einy  Åm

MUSIC: Magnar Åm

MUSICIANS:
Njål Sparbo, baritone
Ellen Sejersted Bødtker, harp
Geir Draugsvoll, accordion
James Crabb, accordion
Sizzle Ohtaka, voice
Vegar Sandholt, church bells
Masahiro Saeki, oud m.m.
Haruhiko Saga, throat singing and two string cello
Saori Kojima, theremin

COSTUMES: Stephanie Sleeper

This work is made possible by generous support from

Norsk Kulturrad_nettside2

DAVID QUINN – Icons And Relics

Come out for the fashion event Icons And Relics! Presented by Location One and Quinndustry as a prelude to Fashion Week in the form of a theatrical fashion adventure, spotlighting the 2013 Fall/Winter collection of renowned designer David Quinn.

Icons And Relics
Icons And Relics

Inspired by knights’ armor, byzantine icons, and the gender ambiguities of the
La Garçonne style of the 1920s, this dreamscape is carried along by choreography
influenced by processionals and pagan festival dances.

Choreography by Luke Miller and Ede Thurrell, dramaturgy by Kate Valentine, sound design by Shaun Hettinger (Memoryymusic.com), and lighting design by Keith Truax.

MONDAY, February 4 at 8pm and 8:30pm.

Admission is FREE. Seating is limited.

Location One – 26 Greene Street (between Grand and Canal Streets). location1.org.

PROSPECT CONCERTS

FEBRUARY 1st is almost here, and I’d like to invite you to join me for this upcoming event in candle light, curated by Ilusha Tsinadze. I’ll be sharing the program with some amazing dancers and musicians, including a very special surprise opening duo! So if you find yourself in Park Slope and in the mood for some popcorn and unplugged music and dance, come and join us!

PROSPECT CONCERTS
new dances and old songs

Tori Sparks and Einy Åm
Tori Sparks and Einy Åm in ENCOUNTER, a collaboration with video artist Run Shayo

Friday, FEB 1, 8pm (doors open at 7.45pm)

WITH: 
The Berger Sisters (music)
Corinne Cappelletti, Eva Perrotta & Ben Owens
(dance & music)
Einy Åm / EyeKnee Coordination (dance)

WHERE: 
Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
53 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn
NY 11215
website

TICKETS: $15 at the door

The Berger Sisters explore music from around the world including cajun, klezmer, americana, jazz, brazilian, western swing and pretty much anything else they fancy.

Eva Perrotta and Corinne Cappelletti performs IMPRINT: one by one, a live cartographic performance, accompanied by live music by Ben Owens. The piece is a journey following the energetic imprint of touch to awaken tissues of consciousness, and experience the meaning of support. 

Einy Åm / EyeKnee Coordination presents a sneak peek of the upcoming piece will this moment ever let go? as well as a screening of the dance film Encounter, created in collaboration with Run Shayo (video artist) and Tori Sparks (performer).

AN EXISTENTIAL BRUNCH

I am thrilled to be part of An Existential Brunch on Sunday June 17, 12-5pm; hosted by Overturn Theater.

It has the promise of the perfect Sunday afternoon;
8 new works,
complimentary eggs and mimosas…
and kids and daddys get a discount : )
Who can beat that?
maybe (working title), is a new exploration of movement, voice and piano, inspired by observations made during a recent temporary reception job, as well as a desire to get back into my practice of singing and playing the piano. Performed to music by Ellen Sejersted Bødker and myself.
Come and have the best Sunday ever.
xoxox GET TICKETS HERE or at the door
Innebygd bilde 2
The event is hosted by
Kristy Dodson
Artistic Director of
Overturn Theatre.

BAX Upstart Festival

 

EyeKnee Coordination is excited to be part of BAX Upstart Festival, a two-day showcase curated by renowned choreographer Shannon Hummel, founder/director of Cora Dance and Marya Warshaw, Founding and Executive Director of BAX.

I will be presenting Begin, and Begin Again, a piece for dance, voice and video.  

WHAT:         Begin, and Begin Again 
WITH:           Oren Barnoy, Cristina Jasen, Run Shayo and Einy Åm 
WHERE:       BAX (Brooklyn Arts Exchange), 421 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215
                      718.832.0018, info@bax.org 
WHEN:          Friday March 23 at 8pm
TICKETS:     $15 General, $8 Low-Income.
                      Buy tickets online HERE

The festival also presents work by:
Robin Neveu Brown, Hannah Emerson, Kirstin Kapustik & Dancers, Brittany Schmid, niv Acosta, Megan Harrold / Inimois Dance, Nadia Tykulsker / Spark(edlt) Arts, Tara Aisha Willis and BAXco Youth Dance Company.
For full schedule and more details visit  www.bax.org