performer/choreographer/interactive installation artist

Selected artistic experience

  • Interactive installation – Purring Tiger Inc.

2017 “MICRO” Wave Festival: Light+Water+Sound, CO, USA

2017 “Na” Art gallery, New York University-Abu Dhabi, U.A.E

2017 “MIZARU” Megaron Athens Concert Hall, Greece

2016″MICRO” Tokushima LED Art Festival, Japan

2016 “MICRO” Maritime museum, Kingston NY, USA

2016 “Popup! Street Installation” The Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, AZ

2016 “MIZARU” Mesa Arts Center, AZ

2016 “MICRO -double helix-” Canal Convergence, Scottsdale, AZ

2015 “MICRO” Cameron Arts Museum, Wilmington, NC

2015 “MICRO” Pause Festival, Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia

2015 “MIZARU” Pulse Festival, Telfair Museums, Savannah, GA

2015 ” MIZARU” Columbia University, Macy Art Gallery, NY

2014 “MICRO” Burning Man, NV

2014 “MIZARU” Brooklyn Museum, NY

2013 “MIZARU” Burning Man, NV

  • Co-Artistic Director/Choreographer/Performer – Purring Tiger Inc.

2017 Dance performance with “MICRO”, Wave Festival, Breckenridge, CO

2017 Dance performance with “Na”, New York University-Abu Dhabi, U.A.E

2017 Solo-performance”MIZARU”, Megaron Athens Concert Hall, Greece

2016 “Performance Lab.” Maritime museum, Kingston NY, USA

2016 Solo performance “Popup! Street Installation” The Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, AZ

2016 Duet performance “MIZARU” Mesa Arts Center, AZ

2015 Duet performance”MIZARU” Columbia University, Macy Art Gallery, NY

2015 Deakin University, Pause Festival, Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia

2015 Savannah Arts Academy, Pulse Festival, Telfair Museums, Savannah, GA

2014 Elaine Summers Sky Time-Moon Rainbows, Solar 1, New York, NY, USA

2014 Brookyln Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA

2013 Future of Storytelling Conference, New York, NY, USA

2013 Tribeca Performing Arts Center, New York, NY, USA

2013 Yuki Hasegawa, Elements, Salvatore Capezio Theater, New York, NY

2012 Go Brooklyn Art, New York, NY, USA

2012 Tribeca Performing Arts Center, New York, NY

2012 Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, New York, NY, USA

2011 Elaine Summers Sun Moon & Stars, Fundacao de Serralves/Museu de Arte Contemporanea, Porto, Portugal

2011 Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA, USA

  • Choreographer/Performer – Skymusic Inc. “Girl of Diamond Mountain”

2016 “Transformation Festival” Copenhagen, Denmark / NYC, USA
2013-2015 Skymusic Inc. “Girl of Diamond Mountain” West Park Presbyterian Church; NY/Scottish RiteTheater,Austin,Texas/Black Repertory Theater; Berkeley,CA/Manoa Music And Art; Honolulu, Hawaii/The Berlin Soup, Copenhagen,Denmark/Metronomen, Frederiksberg, Denmark/Dof Paarup Aftenskole, Odense, Denmark/KULTURGYNGEN, Aarhus, Denmark/ The New School University, NY, USA

  • Choreographer

2017 “Aeneid” Theater program, New York University-Abu Dhabi, U.A.E

  • Performer/ Dancer

2017 “The way of the rain” Culture Summit Abu Dhabi

2008-2014 Azule Dance Thatre, NY, USA

2007-2008 H.T. Chen & Dancers, NY, USA

  • Performer/Dancer – Elaine Summers Dance and Film

2014 “Flowing Rock / Still Waters” Lincoln Center, NY, USA

2011 “Sun+Moon+Stars” Museum of Contemporary Art, Portugal 2009 “Making Rainbow”

Anthology Film Archives, NY, USA

2007 ”Hidden Forest” Lincoln Center, NY, USA

 

Grants/Awards

2017 BreckCreate, commission, CO, USA

2017 Megaron Athens Concert Hall / US embassy, commission, Greece

2016 Tokushima LED Art Festival, Japan

2016 Art Mid-Hudson, project grant, USA

2016 Mesa Art Center, commission, USA

2016 Scottsdale Public Art, commission, USA

2015 Federation Square creative program, commission, AUS

2013/2014 Burning Man Honorarium Art Installation grant, USA

2013 Puffin foundation grant, dance, USA

Workshops/Teaching

2017 Performance with Technology Workshop – BreckCreate, Alpine Dance Academy, CO

2017 Performance with Technology Workshop – New York University-Abu Dhabi, U.A.E

2017 Sensors body and motion Workshop – New York University-Abu Dhabi, U.A.E

2017 Contact Improvisation Workshop – New York University-Abu Dhabi, U.A.E

2017 Contact Improvisation Workshop – Tinkuy, Copenhagen, Denmark

2017 Contact Improvisation Workshop – Wrong Movement Studio, Athens, Greece

2017 Contact Improvisation Workshop- New York University-Abu Dhabi, U.A.E

2015-2017 “Touch” Workshop – Transformation Festival, U.S.A-Denmark tour

2015 Performance Workshop – Deakin University/Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia

2015 Performance Workshop -Savannah Arts Academy/ Telfair Museums, Savannah, GA

 2015 Contact Improvisation Workshop – Dancing Water, TX

2014 Improvisation/Contact improvisation Workshop – Azule Dance Theater, NY

Residencies

2017 BreckCreate – Robert Whyte House, Breckenridge, CO, USA

2016 Barn at St.Josen, Accord, NY, USA

2015 Dancing Water, TX, USA

2015 Big Bang The, Melbourne, Australia

2014 The Generator, Reno, NV, USA

2012 -2013 BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, New York, NY, USA

2011- 2012 BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, New York, NY, USA

Education

2007 Scholarship Program of Kinetic Awareness, The Kinetic Awareness Center, NY

2002 2005 International Dance program, Dance Space Center, NY

2000 B.A., Performing Arts, Osaka University of Arts, Japan

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