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Eiko opened 2016 at Santiago a Mil | Eiko + Koma
Eiko opened 2016 at Santiago a Mil
photo by William Johnston

Eiko opened 2016 at Santiago a Mil

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