Baby Face (3 stars)

Baby Face

Katy Dye dresses up as a baby to explore the infantilisation of women and the sexualisation of innocence.

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Katy Dye

Hey baby! Welcome to a world of knee socks, bunches, lollipops, bubblegum and models adopting the childlike expressions of six-year-old girls. A daring exploration into the paradox of living in a society that continues to infantilise women. Paedophilia is not OK yet fetishised images of women as prepubescent girls are. In this brave and outlandish performance a grown woman attempts to be your baby to discover if innocence really is as sexy as we’re told it is. Winner of the Autopsy Award 2018.

Show contains talcum powder.

Age category: 16+

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Baby Face

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