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We Are F*cked | Bristol 2018


  • Arnolfini 16 Narrow Quay Bristol, England, BS1 4QA United Kingdom (map)

Feel the power as soft flesh contends with hard metal in We Are F*cked.

This new performance work by Jo Bannon explores desire, sexuality and neoliberalism.

As the three female performers vibrate, our gaze on them is shaken, shifting what we see. The room quakes with the force of these vibrations until patriarchy wobbles on its precarious perch.

The performance explores the modern feminist experience of personal, psychological and political penetration in this melodramatic opera.

Jo Bannon is a UK artist making live art and performance. She has presented work in the UK, Europe, South America and Australia including The Barbican, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Arnolfini, Itau Cultural Brazil, Battersea Arts Centre, PAD Mainz and the National Theatre. She is a founder member of artist collective Residence.

For We Are F*cked Jo Bannon is joined by Rosana Cade and Louise Ahl.

Commissioned and supported by Unlimited, celebrating the work of disabled artists, with funding from Arts Council England.

Additional support from Residence, Access2Arts and Arnolfini.

Produced by MAYK.

Audio description and captioning is available for these performances. Please contact the MAYK office on 0117 925 9999 or matthew@mayk.org.uk for further information. 

Jo’s work is expertly edited; it is both a joy and a treasure to be given a moment which you may feel is unique to you…It is awkward, charming, comforting and true.
— Exeunt, on Exposure

Jo Bannon is a UK artist making live art and performance. She has presented work in the UK, Europe, South America and Australia including The Barbican, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Arnolfini, Itau Cultural Brazil, Battersea Arts Centre, PAD Mainz and the National Theatre. She is a founder member of artist collective Residence.

Image credit: Paul Samuel White

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