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 © Manuel@DARC.media / glitched by johnsmith