Notorious
Dance

Barbican

Notorious

07 Nov 2017 - 11 Nov 2017

£18.00 - £18.00

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Blurring the lines between live art, dance, theatre and fine art, The Famous Lauren Barri Holstein interrogates representations of female subjectivity, looking at ways in which social media and consumerism have redefined how we relate to the female body, one’s ‘true self’ and public shaming.

In this irreverent phenomenon of music, dance and ‘witch-bitch’ ritual, she plunges into the ghostly underworld of popular culture, seeking, as she puts it, ‘the real me, the pure me, behind this soiled shroud of promiscuity.’

Pulling from the myth of Medusa, Nicki Minaj and her own legendary self(ie), The Famous examines pop culture’s take on the ‘female monster’.

Ages 16+

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Barbican [Off West End]

“Startling and humorous avant-garde performance that uses nudity and boredom to question gender constructs.”

Anna Winter (The Stage)

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