If you own a dog and are interested in being part of the performance, please email [email protected] with your name, gender, age, contact information, and the same for your dog, including theirname, gender, age and a photo!This event is set in the year 2046, when pets are no longer neutered, and you will be performing!
For his project at FACT, Pet’s Petting, Kuang-Yi explores the idea of sexuality in animals: ”Sex exists in all creatures.
Mostly, sex is for reproduction, but for humans it also involves pleasure and love.
Wednesday 24 August / 6pm / The Box / FREE, booking required (or application required if you'd like to join in the performance) FACTLab Resident Artist Kuang-Yi Ku will be hosting a very special, one-of-a-kind performative event, and we're looking for pets and their owners to get involved!
If you are a dog owner, and you've always wondered how to find your pet the perfect partner, look no further.
Trying to solve this problem, Kuang-Yi will try to construct a fictional scenario to explore the how pets’ sexual desire will fit into the future society, and speculate on the new relationship between human beings and pets - resulting in a pet dating app, speed dating and love hotels.
The event will be open to a limited number of dog owners and their pets, with a tickets available for non-pet owners to spectate.
If you wish to be part of the performance and see if you can find love for your pet, email [email protected] to apply - limited places available!
Do pets like cats and dogs also have sex for sexual pleasure, and if so, would humans care for their pets differently?
” Questioning how humans regard animals as different to ‘us’, Kuang-Yi draws parallels to feminism, queer theory and postcolonialism - i.e.