From January 6 through January 10, Eiko performed her A Body in Places
(Un Cuerpo en Lugares
) ten times at GAM (Centro de las artes, la cultura) as part of Festival International Santiago a Mil 2016. Her performance opened the month long festival. Also on view in Santiago is Eiko and William Johnston's photo exhibition, A Body in Fukushima
at GAM's beautiful two story gallery, The exhibition contained 150 mixed size photos and two videos from their trip to Fukushima in 2014.
From Jan 6-10, Eiko performed twice a day. Each noon performance included a short gallery tour by Johnston, and each evening performance started with two poets,reciting their poems.
These poets were
Jan 6, Forrest Gander & Raul Zurita
Jan 7 Galo Ghigliotto & Forrest Gander
Jan 8, Forrest Gander & Edmundo Garrido
Jan 9, Forrest Gander, Andrés Ajens & Marcia Mogro
Jan 10, Nadia Prado & Gladys Gonzalez