Created and performed with Justin Streichman, Hana van der Kolk’s Untitled Duet is a constantly moving, ever-evolving examination of rhythm, relationship, change, and expectations of narrative.
Hana van der Kolk’s choreographic projects combine elements of conceptual practice with postmodern choreography and take place in a wide range of sites, including the stage, studios and galleries, in writing, on film, and in outdoor, public spaces. She is highly influenced by legendary post-modern choreographer Deborah Hay whose work she learned and adapted for stage, film, and city parks from 2000-2006. These adaptations as well as Hana’s own work have been presented in Amsterdam, Berlin, Estonia, New York, South Carolina, New England, and throughout Southern California at MOCA, LACMA, UCLA, UC Riverside, Highways Performance Space, and in the upcoming 2010 NOW Festival at RED CAT.
Hana is the recipient of numerous grants and residencies and has collaborated with Layard Thompson, Carolina San Juan, Emily Mast, Adam Overton, My Barbarian, Robby Herbst, and with Jesse Aron Green on Ärztliche Zimmergymnastik, a video installation shown at the The Tate Modern, London and in the 2010 Whitney Biennial. She has taught dance, yoga, and other mind/body experiences at USC Department of Architecture, Otis School of Art and Design, UCLA, Skidmore College, Sarah Lawrence College, Rhode Island College, the Sundown Schoolhouse, throughout Tallinn, Estonia on a grant from the US Embassy, and in many public parks, private backyards, and homes. She is a regular guest faculty at the School for New Dance Development at the Amsterdam School of the Arts, the Netherlands.
More at http://www.hanavanderkolk.com