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Claire Gaydon: Piece of Me

Open Lab Showcase

A pixelated view from a CCTV camera of someone looking up at the camera in a small room. They are wearing a red coat and they have brown hair.

This cross-arts performance uses dance and multimedia to lift the lid on privacy invasion on UK citizens today.

Piece of Me examines privacy and the prevalence and growth of public and online surveillance. Using Britney Spears as its example, the performance explores the cult of celebrity and the extent to which we are willing to cede our own privacy in the digital age.

Claire Gaydon is a theatre-maker and performer specialising in creating research-driven, multi-disciplinary theatre blending social experiment, live performance and multimedia. 

The Open Lab Showcase presents work-in-progress performances by emerging and mid-career artists following a period of research and development at the Barbican as part of the Open Lab Programme.

30 mins, no interval
Age guidance 14+ (contains some strong language More Information)

Presented by the Barbican

Supported by the Romilly Walton Masters Award with additional support from the Noël Coward Foundation.

Barbican Open Lab supported by Arts Council England

Piece of Me has been developed through the Barbican Open Lab programme in partnership with Camden People’s Theatre, was Initially developed as part of Camden People's Theatre's artists development scheme Starting Blocks, and is supported by Arts Council England.

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