The show explores feeding our inner artists with compassionate creativity. Through a series of poems, I make a funny / dystopian plan for a world without artists, share an imagined origin story of water on earth, look at how bodies are a collection of ingredients to cook with, and offer a call to connect with those in our midst who may be in need of nourishment.
As a literal act of nourishment, I prepare and serve sandwiches whilst I perform (including vegan and gluten free options). Plus, each person receives a ‘Starving Artist Kit’ with items to inspire individual creative activity. I created the show to address how easily and insidiously creativity can get starved out of day to day activities. As we navigate enormous global challenges, it feels as important as ever to carve out time to reflect on how we can sustain creativity in our lives.