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Untitled Commission for Mostly Mozart Festival

Kyle Abraham and A.I.M will create a new dance work exploring death and reincarnation through a digital re-imagining of Mozart’s Requiem.

  • Project Created By

    Kyle Abraham / Abraham. In. Motion, Inc.

    The mission of A.I.M is to create an evocative, interdisciplinary body of work. Born into hip-hop culture in the late 1970s and grounded in Abraham’s artistic upbringing in classical music and the visual arts, the goal of the movement is to delve into identity in relation to a personal history.

  • Project Location
    New York, New York
  • Composers
  • Project Dates
    Start Date
    June 1, 2020
    End Date
    August 31, 2021

Untitled Commission for Mostly Mozart Festival

Kyle Abraham and A.I.M will create a new dance work exploring death and reincarnation through a digital re-imagining of Mozart’s Requiem.

Funding from New Music USA will support the creation of music for a new dance piece commissioned by the Mostly Mozart Festival for 2021.  In recent years, I’ve had a fascination with death and mythology of the afterlife. Having experienced death and loss in various ways at this point in my life and career, I’m thinking about this moment as a potential re-birth, taking inspiration from the endless faith-based possibilities of the hereafter.  This commission offers me an opportunity to make my most abstracted work to date.

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