A Hunger Artist (Kafka Adaptation)

Sinking Ship Productions

A man sits alone in a cage, starving himself for your entertainment. A ‘beautifully imagined’ (CultureBot.org), darkly comic adaptation of the Kafka story by acclaimed Brooklyn-based company Sinking Ship. ‘Talented!’ New York Times. ‘Splendid!’ Time Out. Once cheered by thousands, the Hunger Artist is now forgotten by everyone except his one-time manager. What begins as a simple nostalgic story transforms into a startlingly inventive trip into the nature of memory, art, performance and spectatorship, as told by the only person who remembers an artist whose act was simply… to hunger.

  • Dates & Times

    4th Aug 2017 - 28th Aug 2017
    5:45 pm
    1h 10m
  • Location

    ZOO 140 Pleasance
    Edinburgh
    EH8 9RR
  • pricing

    £11 (£9)
  • Suitability

    12+
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