In Regurgitophagy, every reaction from the audience (laughter, applause, coughs, etc) is captured with microphones and transformed into electric shocks applied to the performer’s body.  In this hybrid of theater and performance art, Melamed presents a corrosive criticism against the lack of critical conscience in a culture that hammers us with torrents of excess information, short-circuiting cultural assimilation with this poetic and painful protest. Photo Credit: Debora 70

In Regurgitophagy, every reaction from the audience (laughter, applause, coughs, etc) is captured with microphones and transformed into electric shocks applied to the performer’s body.  In this hybrid of theater and performance art, Melamed presents a corrosive criticism against the lack of critical conscience in a culture that hammers us with torrents of excess information, short-circuiting cultural assimilation with this poetic and painful protest.


Photo Credit: Debora 70


Regurgitophagy

Michel Melamed

Brazil

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