‘I was no longer an adulteress to be stoned, but an object employed in a rite of love. I desired that they would spit at me more with thicker viscosities.’  - Jean Genet

Balkaen Game - Photo by Luc Boulianne

Inspired by a scene from Genet’s Miracle of the Rose, The Balkaen Game is an installation/arcade game in which the audience is given three attempts to win a prize by spitting into the mouth of a naked man.

Duration: Up to 4 hours (durational)

Created by

Conception: Joseph Mercier
Performers: Zlata Camdzic, Natalie Clark, Clara Giraud and Joseph Mercier

Performance History

Act Art 8