Slurpers and Shuckers


Performance; oysters are shucked and eaten by performers and audience alike, to a layered soundtrack featuring field recordings of mouths slurping oysters and a poetic spoken narrative linking oysters and humans through the ecology of eating. Performed in Boston, New York, and Toronto.

Materials: Oysters; shucking knife; wire brush; bowl of water; lemon

Duration: ~15’


Gina Badger, 2010.

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Photo credits: Meg Rotzel and Mabel Negrete.

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