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Specially Processed American Me

  • The Tank 312 W 36th Street New York, NY, 10018 United States (map)

$18 General Admission

Leviathan Lab Presents
Specially Processed American Me
Written and Performed by Jaime Sunwoo
Music and Sound Composed by Matt Chilton

SPECIALLY PROCESSED AMERICAN ME by Jaime Sunwoo is a multidisciplinary performance using SPAM, the canned meat, to share memories of her Korean-American upbringing and her family's accounts of the Korean War. It investigates SPAM's legacy in the military, its significance in the Asia-Pacific, and its influence on Korean cuisine through a narrative collage of monologues, animation, soundscapes, sculpture, and cooking. Thrashing between absurd humor and sober tragedy, genuine affection and biting criticism, Specially Processed American Me is a thought-provoking exploration of one of America's most misunderstood foods. Learn more at | @speciallyprocessed

Earlier Event: May 12