'THE PERFECT STITCH' (2009)

PARLOUR CHIRURGIE - (BY PARLOUR COLLECTIVE)

AT THE OLD OPERATING THEATRE, LONDON

 

'EXQUISITE STITCH' (2010)

PARLOUR ECOLE LOQUETEUSE - (BY PARLOUR COLLECTIVE)

HOSTED AT THE RAGGED SCHOOL MUSEUM, LONDON

 
 
 

This performance responded to the dichotomous and variable nature the Garret theatre had as a space in being a place of medical experimentation, discovery, voyeurism and great deal of theatrical distress. Women were generally the testing ground in this space.

Thus, my performance commentated on the dual and contradictory messages women were getting in the Victorian period which were extremely misogynistic.

Dressed as a Victorian woman