work 2021






Raven Kassandra
30 September Queer Performance Art Evening Ubik/WORM Rotterdam, NL


part of the series available tension and begun in 2005 at Elaine Summers Dance & Film Co. in New York, now revisited, focussing on the words, written by Christa Wolf in 1983 ...

How they resemble my Trojans.
I tell them. When you know how to stop winning, this your city, will remain.
Allow a question, prophetess.
Ask ...



curator: Anthony Hüseyin
understudy: Julia Hoza
special thanks to Cuartito Azul, Rotterdam, A. Enser,
and all supporters past & present, of this work

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le sacre du printemps:
soldiers of love

April 29, online / Cuartito Azul, Rotterdam, NL


gay rage and Punk DIY,
an online-contribution to International Dance Day 2021
and worldwide LGBTQ resistance and liberation
music: Cabaret Voltaire Get out of my Face (1982)

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dancer & contributor in
WITH YOU initiated by Kiori Kawai
May 21, online


in support of dancers in Myanmar (Burma)
thanks to all collaborators, incl. Tebby W. Ramasike (Luxemburg/South-Africa), Karin Baipasarn (Thailand/Seoul, South-Korea), ShuaGroup/Andy Art) (Italy,USA/Detroit, USA,
fellow-dancers in Rotterdam Cristel and Marjolijn,
Cuartito Azul, Rotterdam

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Artistic Estate of Elaine Summers /
presentations of Elaine Summers and her work :



Windows in the Kitchen
10 September POOL Shine New York Traces Zionskirche Berlin
still from video of the performance of "Windows in the Kitchen" as part of POOL Shine New York Traces. choreographer Elaine Summers dancer Matt Turney composer Jay Clayton camerawoman Paula Court. special thanks to the Jerome Robbins Dance Division, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. all rights reserved. Elaine Summers in a white painters overall, NYC 1960s. unknown photographer. special thanks to the Jerome Robbins Dance Division, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. all rights reserved.
(left) still from video-recording Zionskirche Berlin
(right) Elaine Summers, NYC 1960s photographer unknown.
special thanks to the Jerome Robbins Dance Division, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. all rights reserved.

presented by Peter Pleyer, with an intervention by Yoshiko Chuma
and a Kinetic Awareness® eye exercise
other works by Meredith Monk, Yoshiko Chuma, Pooh Kaye, and Joan Jonas.
thanks to the curators and team,
film courtesy of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division, at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

additional workshop Kinetic Awareness® given at Dock11, 11 September


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improvisation
9 September, Zionskirche, Berlin


duet with Kiori Kawai and installation of Two Girls Downtown Iowa by Elaine Summers
dancing in and out of intermedia ...

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vándorlás/ok - wandering(cause-)s
20 November, bodyIQ Somatische Akademie, Berlin
collage by V. Sifter, T. Körtvélyessy. all rights reserved.

collaboration with Veronika Sifter (Budapest)

sharing insights in-formation from a temporariliy shared path
thanks to the team of organisers and volunteers, contributors, visitors!

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A Birthday for Elaine
20 February, online / global
Elaine Summers dancing on the Piers of NYC. courtesy of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. all rights reserved.   collage for "Invitation to Secret Dancers" / Skytime. all rights reserved.

with Kiori Kawai, Ione, Carman Moore, Contact Zone Rotterdam, Michelle Berne, Merián Soto, Leeny Sack, and many many others. collaboration with Fundação Serralves, Porto and Dock11, Berlin

thanks to all contributors, visitors, speakers, friends, family etc.
who all came together to remember Elaine on what would have been her 96th birthday.

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The Artistic Estate of Elaine Summers is facilitated with special thanks to the Jerome Robbins Dance Division, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, and Kinetic Arts & Sciences, Inc./ Kinetic Awareness® Center

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