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//BUZZCUT// Double Thrills: Eirini Kartsaki

Wed 11 December 2019

//BUZZCUT// is back with their sell out nights of raw and risky experimental performance and live art, taking over CCA once a month. Presenting local artists alongside the most striking and challenging work from outside of Scotland, Double Thrills is a celebration of challenging ideas and innovative performance, in a super warm and friendly environment.

Double Thrills is pay what you can afford to ensure all who wish to can attend. Recommended price is £12, however we also run an £18 pay it forward scheme in order to provide reduced price tickets to those who cannot afford it. If you cannot afford to attend please email buzzcutkarl@gmail.com

HERPES
Eirini Kartsaki
HERPES is a performance about desire, STIs and fantasising about the Duchess of Cambridge. It considers the ways in which we have been told that we either need to have a baby or stop banging the whole world. And if we don’t, we will, of course, get herpes.

HERPES asks: What happens when you dream of being pregnant only to wake up and find yourself giving birth to a bad shit? What happens when everyone around you is pregnant and they only talk about nappies, pushchairs and motherhood? Herpes is a show about wanting to be who you are, without a big belly.

HERPES departs from an anxiety to do with growing up and not wanting to settle down, or settle in; it deals with a refusal to get on with it, or get it together; it kind of says: I do not want to pull myself together, I do not want to come to my senses. I want to live my life as if it is mine – but it is mine, it is mine and yet I still struggle to come to terms with that fact and ignore my mother’s wishes, my father’s hopes for me, which are easily summed up: get a husband, a good job, have a baby, have a mortgage, be sensible, be sensible, be sensible.

Mamoru Iriguchi
Recipient of the 2019 Double Thrills Associateship

What You See When Your Eyes Are Closed / What You Don't See When Your Eyes Are Open
or Deathmatch: Mamoru vs Cyclops – a monster that sees the world through his sole eye as if he is a camera.
or Long Distance Love From The Gods To The Stage
or F**k NT Live

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On and On and On and On and On
Greg Sinclair

A woman dances in the streets of Strasbourg. She dances until she collapses; she rests and recommences. A voyeuristic crowd watches in confusion before they too feel compelled to dance. Together they dance to the point of exhaustion, collapse and even death.

500 years later a man dances in a theatre in Glasgow. He dances and dances and dances and dances and dances and dances and…

On and On and On and On and On is a new solo performance about group behaviour by Greg Sinclair. www.gregsinclair.net