An evening of drinking and playing games about work, curated by Hamish MacPherson including quick, fun and surreal games about job-seeking, careers, workplaces and after-work moaning. Feel free to bring your own favourite work related games too.
(Title quote from Fanniah M. Cohn, International Ladies Garments Workers Union, 1933)
This event is part of Manual Labours: The Complaining Body, a curated week-long programme of new commissions by artist Sarah Browne, choreographer Hamish MacPherson and writer Ivor Southwood presented by Manual Labours and The Showroom.
Manual Labours: The Complaining Body is the second stage of the practice based research project Manual Labours initiated by Sophie Hope and Jenny Richards exploring people’s physical relationships to work.
This project is developed in partnership with The Showroom, London; In Certain Places, Preston and Movement and Division of Labour, Worcester, and supported by Arts Council England’s Grants for the Arts, The Elephant Trust, The Birkbeck/Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund and Birkbeck University Widening Access.