johnsmith LIVE: whatever being


johnsmith is a whatever being. Channelling pop icons, mythical creatures and virtual philosophy, john shapeshifts through a set of warped cover versions in this glitchy gig.

A mutant medley of lipsync, live music and drag metamorphosis with a theme of transformation.

‘then all of a sudden…he had tits!’  audience member, Bristol

astonishing metamorphoses showed the potential of a performer’s body to become a place where disparate identities, all rich in history and prejudice and aesthetic power, can co-exist’ – Exeunt, what it feels like for a girl

‘stunning and super weird…like being inside a music video’ – audience members, selves portrait

photo © / glitched by johnsmith

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