The Box

18/08/2016 – 20/08/2016

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A live art installation by emerging performance artists Hanna O’Keeffe and Amy Spurgeon

What does beauty feel like, and where does it begin?
It begins with your skin.

Hanna and Amy invite you to engage in a one on one immersive experience with their BOX

Enter the box; a multi-sensory shrine for pain, pleasure and the embodiment of contemporary womanhair

This live installation is made by women and is open to everyone who has ever experienced body hair.

This work is accessible to people with mobility requirements and people with a visual or hearing impairment.

The BOX comes with a strong content warning. It contains loud sound effects, course language and reference to self harm. The audience will be invited to experience the work alone, watching performers through a transparent window. Open Body Theatre apologizes for the inconvenience of issuing this warning at late notice and is happy to accommodate refunds or accept further questions at the door or via email at

The audience is invited to enter the Box for 5-6 minutes each.

Thursday 18th August 3:30pm, 5pm
Friday 19th August 3:30pm, 5pm
Saturday 20th August 3:30pm, 5pm

La Mama Theatre (courtyard), Carlton

Tickets: $10
Companion Cards accepted ( Please email to let us know if you are bringing a companion and we’ll reserve a place.
Bookings available at

Open Body Theatre acknowledge the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the land on which this work was developed and is presented. We pay our respect to their elders past and present.

Open Body Theatre


Created by Hanna O'Keeffe and Amy Spurgeon
Mentored by Maude Davey
Architecture Design / Mentor by Stacey You
Sound Design by Joshua Trappett
Graphic Design by Anwyn Elise
Assistant Producers Ayu Maylinda and Jai Leeworthy