WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Sometimes home sits heavy in your bones. Sometimes you leave. Performed in a mystery location at the Albany and using animation, folk music and spoken word, this intimate and original new show is about trying to make sense of where you come from when you're far away from home. Fergus has lived in England for almost seven years. He hasn't been back to his hometown in five. my heart is hitchhiking down peachtree st explores what it's like to live far away from home, the stories you tell people when they ask you where you're from and how, once you leave, you can't go back. J. Fergus Evans is a yarn-spinnin', boy-kissin' spoken word and performance artist. He was artist-in-residence for Contact's At Home project and was selected for Apples and Snakes' Incubate programme, a long-scale development programme for emerging spoken word artists. Fergus's work focuses on the restaging spoken word using video, soundscaping and sculpture. Audiences of just 5 will be guided to our new performance space making my heart is hitchhiking down peachtree st a truly intimate and immersive experience. Audience participation is encouraged.
Running time: 1hr