HOAX | Stuck

11 & 16 July | Showroom Studio | 7.30pm | £12

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EDINBURGH PREVIEW

Don your frontiersman’s helmet for this comedic journey to the black heart of the earth’s ecological crisis. There you will see uncanny landscapes, Norman cows, and if you are lucky, you may just meet three women from far flung countries who are stuck in the muck.

Watch as competing political agendas paralyse and liberate them in turn and ever-changing information gives way to hybrid forms and cosmic foul play.

Part art installation, part Absurdist theatre, Stuck uses clowning, rhetoric and a soft-sculpture landscape to examine cultural entrenchment around climate change.

Stuck was selected for the Aesthetica Art Award 2017 long list.

About the artists:

HOAX specialise in provocative contemporary work, blending text, physical theatre and comedy to voice to social and ecological issues. They formalised as a company in early 2015 after creating Tack-On Tours: The Ugliest Buildings in London at the London Festival of Architecture, which as hailed as “genius” by A Younger Theatre and was Londonists pick of the festival. They have since gone on to create several acclaimed productions, including winner of the People’s Choice award at Vault Festival 2016, Hysterical and Vault Festival 2015’s New Origins award recipient – Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone.

“A dark and vivid nightmare founded on human fragility” ★★★★ The Argus on Hysterical at Brighton Fringe

“An extraordinary and memorable piece of theatre.” ★★★★ Female Arts on The Ugliest Buildings in London

 

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