After someone threw a burger at them and called them faggot, performance artist Travis Alabanza became obsessed with burgers.
How they are made, how they feel, and smell. How they travel through the air. How the mayonnaise feels on your skin.
This show is the climax of their obsession – exploring how trans bodies survive and how, by them reclaiming an act of violence, we can address our own complicity.
Carving out a place for themselves as one of the UK’s prominent trans voices, Alabanza presents a performance that is timely, unsettling and powerful.
Travis Alabanza’s clever and sensitive call for compassion sometimes feels a little unwieldy
Travis Alabanza’s show about trans visibility is heartfelt, stylish and a bit frustrating
Burgerz is an unpacking of gender, or violence which needs to lean into itself, and let us lean in too.
Alabanza’s work has the power to change and for that he deserves huge credit