suck-a-thumb (2018)

A 5-minute audiovisual performance based on Die Geschichte vom Daumenlutscher, or The Story of the Thumb-Sucker, a German children's tale from Heinrich Hoffman's Der Struwwelpeter. A boy is warned by his mother to not suck his thumbs, or else an evil tailor will appear with giant scissors and cut them off. Collaboration with Isabella Vento and Tong Wu.