Asian diasporic bodies are constantly deprived of autonomy. We navigate the jarring contrast between the embracing of sexuality in our white environment, and its stigmatisation in our Asian cultures. Why aren’t our parents talking about sex? Why does it seem like everyone is objectifying us? And what does it mean to be queer on top of all this?
Safe Word is a reclamation of freedom over our Asian bodies from the dual oppression of being fetishised and shamed. This new work of physical theatre is a fiercely proud exploration and expression of our sexuality, on our own terms, in our own words.
Warning: Contains moderate coarse language, both sudden and sustained loud noises, some infrequent/low pressure audience interaction, potentially triggering content or themes, including Sexual Assault or Abuse,Sexual Harassment,Violence Against Women,Misogyny,Sexual References, references and mentions of racism, homophobia, and transphobia