Myths have no dogma.
We are a female-lead performance collective of sex workers and allies which exist as a platform for socially marginalised voices. We demonstrate solidarity amongst ALL women surviving in a society which capitalises upon our anatomy.
We seek to unveil truth behind historical folklore and mythology which has vilified those with sexual autonomy. We call in the spirits of our ancestors to amplify the voices of those who choose to work in within the demonised field of labour and aid those without a choice.
This is a platform to reclaim sexuality through political, creative expression. We exist to collectively re-embody and redirect our energy. We are here to listen. We are here to be heard.
By creating venue specific safe houses, we draw inspiration from the site we take over and provide an alternate reality in keeping with its surroundings.
Able to roam freely and follow narratives as an individual with a choice that influences the story, you are not a member of the audience; you are an ally.
FEMMEDAEMONIUM Productions creates secret, role-play imbued theatre which is exploratory, safe and above all else, consensual.
'Eve: The first deserter of the divine law.'
How deeply rooted is the marginalised view of sex based on androcentric writing? Formed in October 2017, FemmeDaemonium debuted their first show in Brighton's Quadrant theatre space and then moved to a sell out run in London's King's Head, followed by a showcase in 2019 for Arts Council funded 'Uncensored Festival'. We continue to subvert and revise the patriarchal ideology in myths, to come up with alternative definitions of female identity. We find narratives which condemn the construct of feminine roles and characterise a confrontation on some of the most sensitive subjects surrounding human rights, so that we may provoke thought, support and action.
20% of our profits goes to charity NUM
The power of the fathers: a familial- social, ideological, political system in which men- by force, direct pressure, or through ritual, tradition, law and language, customs, etiquette, education, and the division of labor determine what part women shall or shall not play, and in which the female is everywhere subsumed under the male.… The power of the fathers has been difficult to grasp because it permeates everything, even the language in which we try to describe it. It is diffuse and concrete; symbolic and literal; universal, and expressed with local variations which obscure its universality.
- Adrienne Rich, 'The Kingdom Of Fathers' (1977)