KNEADING PARADISE

Florence Peake and Eve Stainton's on-going collaborative performance project, 'Slug Horizons' explores the expressive potentialities of queer bodies through intimacy, touch and collective reclaiming. Promoting an emotional landscape of bravery in response to restrictive attitudes to the sensual and visceral body, 'Slug Horizons' elevates the marginalised affection, sexuality, power and energies within non-normative relationships.

Using the work as a metaphor for non monogamy, they pull on the absurd management of their relationship. A continuous physical and psychological negotiation unfolds to transverse complex relational terrain.

Slug Horizons is being developed into a larger project, Kneading Paradise based on the duet work. Kneading Paradise has a multitude of strands; a group performance work, workshops, talks, queer lesbian focused club night.

Resisting hypothetical, futuristic longings, a liberated future lands now in our bodies. The present is kneading.

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Presented at:

Royal Academy of Art (Roundtable) 2017

Siobhan Davies Dance (research) 2017

Kinitiras Studio Athens (research performance) 2018

PS/Y's Hysteria programme (duet performance and workshops) 2018

The Place (duet performance) 2018

Hayward Gallery (Anniversary event performance) 2018 

Oxford Ruskin building (performance symposium)  2018

Vogue Fabrics (club night performance) 2018

My Wild Flag, Stockholm (2018)

Faculty of Action, Stockholm (2018)

New Commission for Mademoiselle exhibition at CRAC, Sete (2018)