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A Body in Hong Kong | Eiko + Koma
A Body in Hong Kong
photo by William Johnston

A Body in Hong Kong

  • Sunday, Dec 4, 2015
  • Eiko will be performing in Hong Kong this December for the West Kowloon Cultural District's new museum for visual culture, M Plus. She will be a featured artist in the ninth edition of their Mobile M Plus: Live Art series.

    She will continue her practice of the A Body in Places series in using her body to respond to the unique characteristics of her environment. In Hong Kong, she will perform outdoors, on the Tim Mei Avenue Footbridge and the West Kowloon Cultural District.

    Her performances will be complemented by an exhibition of her video work from her A Body in Fukushima project. The work will be shown at Connecting Space, a venue housing the transdisciplinary and transcultural exchange initiative of Zurich University of the Arts. The video is a product of her ongoing collaboration with photographer William Johnston and is created with his images of her dancing in the desolate landscapes of Fukushima in 2014.

    Performance and Other Activities:

    Tuesday 8.12. – 19:00-21:00
    Live Art: An Evening of Conversations at Connecting Space (with Doryun Chong, Lin Yilin, Pak Sheung Chuen, Pauline Yao)
    Connecting Space, North Point

    Delicious movement Workshop
    Wednesday 9.12. – 19:30- 21:20
    Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui

    Sunday 6.12. – 4:00-5:00
    Tim Mei Avenue Footbridge, Admiralty

    Friday 11.12.- 5:00-6:00
    West Kowloon Cultural District area
    Saturday 12.12 –5:00-6:00
    West Kowloon Cultural District area

    A Body in Fukushima, the full video piece, will play at on Dec 4-14 from 11:00-19:00, (Monday to Sunday) at Connecting Space Hong Kong (Fort Street, North Point, Emil building underground No. 18-20)

    More info from the Mobile M Plus: Live Arts website
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