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Sung Im Her

NUTCRUSHER

Presentation

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Dates: Tues 23 – Sun 28 Aug
Time: 7.10pm
Venue: Dance Base, EH1 2JU
Genre: Dance, Contemporary
Sensitive content: Nudity, strobe lighting, loud music
Access: Venue Accessibility

Nutcrusher looks at sexual objectification and power by questioning how we relate to our bodies, how they are presented and re-presented, and how cultural context affects this. Sung Im Her is interested in how her three identities of woman, performer and migrant intersect, especially in relation to the #metoo and #timesup movements.The work is also informed by experiences of being looked at in unnerving and disempowering ways. With Nutcrusher, Sung Im Her draws our attention to the gaze, to how we look at our body and what effect that may have.

Artist website: Sung Im Her

Three women, of the Global Majority with long black hair are lying down, facing away from the camera. One of their head’s rests atop the other. They are topless exposing their bare backs.
Sung Im Her, Nutcrusher. Photo by SangHoon OK