Burgerz

Burgerz

Southbank Centre · 29 NOV - 01 DEC

Performance artist Travis Alabanza considers hurled words, thrown objects and dodged burgers

Overview

After someone threw a burger at them and shouted a transphobic slur, performance artist Travis Alabanza became obsessed with burgers.

How they’re 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, when they reclaim 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.

Age Recommendation: 14+

Critic reviews

Breaking down a thrown burger into its constituent ingredients is a way of confronting assault in this sassy, humane show

The Guardian

Date & time

Opening 29 Nov
Fri 29 Nov - Sun 1 Dec, 5pm & 7.45pm
Runtime: 1 hr 5 mins

Venue

Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road SE1 8XX London, UK · Get Directions

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