Ritual 8-27: market
Presented by inkBoat (duration 120 minutes)
Performed by inkboat:Yuko Kaseki, Sten Rudstrøm, Heekyung Cho, Joshua Kohl, Crow Nishimura, Dohee Lee, Dana Iova-Koga, Suki O’Kane, Shinichi Iova-Koga
Installations by: Frank Lee, Amy Rathbone and Dan Gottwald
Direction: Shinichi Iova-Koga
A project of Dancers’ Group ONSITE
Ritual 8-27: market is part of a larger project entitled 95 Rituals, a series of performances by inkBoat, directed by Shinichi Iova-Koga. Shinichi and inkBoat have researched the intentions and working methods of Anna Halprin to inform their process. Ritual 8-27: market is specific to the location at the farmers market at Fort Mason, performed by inkBoat and guests, dedicated to Anna.
Founded by Shinichi Iova-Koga in 1998, inkBoat is a physical theatre & dance company built by and with the collaborative efforts of choreographers, musicians, dancers, actors, visual artists and directors. The company concerns itself with everyday reality and invisible influence, cultivating mystery within human experience, merging tradition and experimentalism.
inkBoat has been recognized numerous times by the Isadora Duncan Awards Committee, receiving 12 nominations and 4 Izzie awards: “Outstanding Achievement in Company Performance” for the 2008 production of “c(H)ord,” “Outstanding Achievement in Visual Design" for the 2011 peformance “Line Between,” “Outstanding Achievement in Company Performance” for 2004’s “Ame to Ame,” “Outstanding Achievement in Visual Design” for 2003’s “Heavens’ Radio.”