Meat Market: On the Cutting Board

Developed by Katie Shanks and Stephanie Sherwood for Highways Performance Space in collaboration with Ashley Elizabeth Allen and Kayla Tange.

January 11 & 12, 2019


  • We’ll Meat Again – Video tribute Jan Švankmajer (video projection) edited by
  • Nothing Compares to Food (burlesque number) original song by Sinéad O’Connor
  • Meat is King (spoken word) an excerpt from The Sexual Politics of Meat written by Carol J. Adams
  • Grandmother Spider (live performance with audio recording) an excerpt from Men Explain Things to Me written by Rebecca Solnit
  • Market Barter: A Pound of Flesh (audience interactive) artwork edition photos
  • Eros to Thanatos: Cycles of Consumption (a call to arms) author information
  • Pynk (burlesque number) original music by Janelle Monáe

Please support the work of the authors and musicians we reference in Meat Market: On the Cutting Board by visiting our “Butcher Shop”! Special thanks to John Martin for theatrical lighting design, Joshua Oduga for audio and music design and Jesus Martinez-Rizo for promotional photography.