THE MIND-BOGGLING SHRINKING WOMAN
“THE MIND-BOGGLING SHRINKING WOMAN” tackles childbirth and motherhood. A short play written and directed by Beatriz Cabur (with a little borrowing from Lars Von Trier) to be performed by Mirko Grewing. This play has been commissioned by Procreate Project as a part of the symposium “OXYTOCIN, Birthing the world” that took place on Saturday, June 3rd at the Royal College of Art. 1 Hester Road, London SW11 4AN
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A man performs the journey a woman endures from being regular sized to a barely noticeable, almost impossible to be heard miniature of herself. The text reflects on how the treatment provided by the medical profession during the pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, delivery and post-partum time impacts on the body and mind of women.