The Chicken Project
- Human, Bird, or in between
... a very animal friendly body research art project
Photography by B.C. Rrong © SU-EN Butoh Company
Production SU-EN Butoh Company / Mo no Kai with support from the Swedish Cultural Council
Thanks to the family Küller
and all the birds at their farm!
For 3 days 10 participants where instructed in the basic SU-EN chicken technique to prepare for the new life as chickens.
The audience could visit during the ongoing event and join in the reflections upon the existence and life of human beings and animals.
The project also included a video shot at Küllers birdfarm, in which SU-EN lives with real chickens.
The animal rights organization Djurens ratt took part in the event with information.
Performances Dansstationen, Malmö, 2003 - Kulturhuset,
Concept and instruction
Project assistants and chicken keepers
Hans T Sternudd
Eva C Björkman
SU-EN and Rickard Sporrong/Rrong
Chicken house construction