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Shoplifter<>Shapeshifter

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Shoplifter<>Shapeshifter

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Shoplifter<>Shapeshifter

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Merchant City Festival

Dates and times

Friday 26 July 2019
10:00AM - 3:00PM

Shoplifter<>Shapeshifter is a highly visual walkabout performance from Creative Electric that celebrates body positivity, performed by a cast of queer and disabled performers.

It was inspired by a NSPCC report that stated that numbers of young people shoplifting had increased for the first time in over a decade. 

Shoplifter<>Shapeshifter draws on surveillance culture to create eery body sculptures with performers in colour block suits and eyeball masks. Whilst the performers may seem unnerving at first they slowly build a relationship with audience members, creating sculptures influenced by the audiences body language. 

Venue

Merchant Square

Albion Street, Merchant City, Glasgow, G1 1NY