9 - 11 Apr

OM SHANTI F*CK / DOLL FACE

The Performance Lab & Namashkar Theatre

7:30pm
Price: £10/£8 concs.

Part of Occupy Festival

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A double-bill of two powerful, South Asian, female-led shows.

Examining sex, periods, abortion and the “good Indian girl”, this compendium reflects on culture, society, feminism in British-Indian culture, and the challenges faced by South Asian women from different generations. How much have things changed and how much are we still fighting for? 

OM SHANTI F*CK

Ambika finds herself in bloody-embarrassing hell, when she gets up to find she’s left a period stain on the carpet of a sacred Hindu temple. Should this be a big deal in 2018?  Ambika questions the strange myths of Indian culture and the sexist taboos that have made her feel inadequate to be a woman all her life.


DOLL FACE

Using music and dance to explore the impact of cultural identity and stigma around mental health in the Indian community. Doll Face is a gut wrenching but hopeful account of a single Indian female in an abortion clinic reflecting on her upbringing, culture and the reality of trying to have it all.

 

Online booking available soon. Tickets can be booked via phone, please call our Box Office on 020 7223 2223.

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