Be Like Body–Obsolete

Be Like BodyObsolete

Suzon Fuks with 6 writers

Sunday 27 June 2021  UK TIME: 21:00  LOCATION: Zoom  LANGUAGES: multilingual

A participative experiential performance initiated and performed by Suzon Fuks, in collaboration with six writers: Amaranta Osorio, Annie Abrahams, Nasim Khosravi, Parvathy Baul, Ya-Ling Peng and Younghee Park. All artists from different cultures and in their own languages contributed to the process of making the performance, e-book and audio track, by responding to the prompts:

How do we advance technology without giving up our sense of humanity?
What does it mean to become / be obsolete?

Suzon will perform twice. This is the second performance. The first performance will happen on Sunday 27 June at 11:00 – find your local time for the first performance. Suzon Fuks would like to thank Vulcana, where the performance will take place (in Brisbane/Meanjin).

DOWNLOAD THE E-BOOK with all the poems.

DATE: Sunday 27 June 2021 (second performance)

UK TIME: 21:00 – find your local time


LOCATION: Zoom – you will receive an email with the zoom link once you have booked in.

LANGUAGES: Multilingual: Spanish, French, Dutch, Farsi, Bengali, Mandarin, Korean and English.

SUZON FUKS is an artist bridging art, science and the environment, using body-based practices, the moving image, photography, bookbinding and interactive technologies. She initiated & co-founded Waterwheel, a collaborative art-science online venue about Water, nominated for International Ars Electronica Award for Digital Communities 2013.

JAMES CUNNINGHAM is a performance, movement, video and networked performance artist, and co-artistic director of Igneous. With more than 3 decades performer experience, he guided Suzon as an outside-eye for the refinement of performance material.

FREDDY KOMP is a multi-disciplinary artist who has worked also in technical theatre and event production. For this performance, Freddy is videographer and technical manager.

AMARANTA OSORIO is a writer, actress and producer of Mexican, Colombian and Spanish ancestry. Her award-winning plays have been performed in various countries (Spain, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Denmark, Italy, India, etc.) and translated into French, English, German, Czech and Greek.

ANNIE ABRAHAMS is an internationally regarded pioneer of networked performance art. She has showed work at Centre Pompidou, Paris; Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb; New Museum, New York; and on online platforms such as and Turbulence.

NASIM KHOSRAVI, born in the south of Iran, is a writer, performance maker and founder-director, since 2013, of Brisbane-based Iranian-Australian theatre group Baran Theatre. She organised and offered several workshops for playwriting with feminist approaches and contributed in raising awareness for Women’s Rights in Iran.

PARVATHY BAUL is the most recognised woman Baul performer in the world. She is a practitioner, performer, storyteller, painter and teacher of the Baul tradition from Bengal, India. She has performed in over forty countries, including World Music Centre, NYC; and Festival of World Sacred Music Fez-Morocco.

YA-LING PENG is an actress, director and playwright, as well as Artistic Director and Festival Organiser at Uhan Shii International Cultural Cooperation Company. She started her theatre career in 1981, reckoned as the first generation of Taiwan contemporary theatre. Ya-ling has organised two editions of festivals in Taiwan in collaboration with The Magdalena Project.

YOUNGHEE PARK is an independent artist working as a performer, director, facilitator, translator, art activist, and educator in adult and children’s theatre, film, and television in South Korea, Australia, America, Japan, Germany, and China. With over 25 years of professional experience, she specialises in bilingual theatre.

LANGUAGES: Multilingual: Spanish, French, Dutch, Farsi, Bengali, Mandarin, Korean and English.

More info about all artists’ works:
Suzon Fuks

Amaranta Osorio:
Annie Abrahams:
Nasim Khosravi
Parvathy Baul http:/
Younghee Park
James Cunningham

DOWNLOAD THE E-BOOK with all the poems.

Cleaning Up!

Cleaning Up!

Sunday 27 June 2021  UK TIME: 22:00-23:00  LOCATION: Zoom  LANGUAGES: English, Spanish

Join world-renowned toilet artist Zoe Gudoviĉ and others from the festival organising team for a clean-up discussion to close the festival.

DATE: Sunday 27 June 2021

TIME: 22:00 UK + find your local time

DURATION: 1 hour



Zoe Gudović is a cultural manager, producer and organizer, feminist, lesbian, artactivist. Since 1995 she has researched and taken part in informal and engaged theatre forms. She merges art and activism in her practice in order to change the current social relations and awareness. Theatre educator. Performer. Drag king transformer. Toilet artist.

Zoe will be joined by whoever from the festival organising team has managed to stay awake for the end – some of Elizabeth de Roza, Helen Varley Jamieson, Christina Papagiannouli, Janaina Matter, Karin Ahlstrom, Nur Khairiyah and Suzon Fuks; as well as artists, volunteers, participants and audience from the whole festival.

Bring your own cleaning fluids and equipment!

Bring your dancing shoes and music!