Brian Lobel: Purge

Brian Lobel: Purge

27th April 2016


Part game show, part love story, part lecture exploring modern friendships. On his 30th birthday, Brian Lobel played the world's most brutal game of friendship maintenance: over 5 days in public cafes, Brian gave strangers one minute to decide which of his 1300 Facebook friends to keep or delete. The deleting was real, the pace was maniacal, the results were final.

50 hours of performance, 800 emails from angry, amused and intrigued friends and over 2500 comments from people watching via live stream later, Purge the stage show is an interactive performance lecture exploring the process of, and fallout from, Purge and examines how we emotionally and socially interact with
digital media.

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About Brian:
Brian Lobel is a performer, teacher and curator who is interested in creating work about bodies and how they are watched, policed, poked, prodded and loved by others. The New York-born, London-based performer has shown work internationally in a range of contexts, from medical schools to galleries, cabarets to museums, marketplaces to forests, blending provocative humor withinsightful reflection.

www.blobelwarming.com

PAY WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD
That’s right – pay what you can afford. When you go to the booking screen you’ll see a list of payment options ranging from £0 (yes, free!) to £15. Any one of these will get you a ticket, and there’s no catches! We want everyone, whatever your income, to have the chance to see some really groundbreaking new work.

Doors open 7.30pm, show starts 8pm.
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