Sunshine and sparkle for a significant birthday

A ‘great mob’ of friends gathered beside a sparkling Sydney harbour in early November to help Eileen Kramer celebrate 108 years of creativity and comradeship. Those assembled were treated to a performance by Eileen herself, as well as a screening of two films made by Eileen and collaborator Sue Healey: 2021’s The God Tree, andContinue reading “Sunshine and sparkle for a significant birthday”

Eileen celebrates 108 years with film dedicated to Gertrud Bodenwieser

Another year, another birthday – and another beautiful film from the imagination of Eileen Kramer, with long-time collaborator Sue Healey. ‘Variations on a Waterlily’ is inspired by a short dance created by Gertrud Bodenwieser in 1925, and performed by Eileen in the late 1940s and early 1950s. But the film encompasses much more – fromContinue reading “Eileen celebrates 108 years with film dedicated to Gertrud Bodenwieser”

Eileen releases new film for 106th birthday

‘Lady of the Horizon’ is a short film by Eileen Kramer and Sue Healey. Sue says: “We filmed Eileen’s new choreography near the end of 2019 with cinematographer Mark Pugh and a cast of Sydney dancers. Throughout the lockdown of 2020, the work evolved, focusing on Eileen’s process of drawing as a strategy to realiseContinue reading “Eileen releases new film for 106th birthday”