Workshy

Katy Baird (Scotland)

Sat 07 Nov 2015

Barbican (Pit)



Photo by Holly Revell / DARC

THIS IS A SHOW ABOUT WORK. SOME PEOPLE WORK TO MAKE MONEY, SOME PEOPLE WORK TO FEEL FULFILLED AND SOME PEOPLE DON’T WORK AT ALL.

For the last two decades, Katy has been at the frontline of the customer service industry. From getting you high to super-sizing your whopper meal she has done everything she can to make you happy. She is not sure if she has got much more left to give but, for this show (like the true professional she is), she will put herself out there one more time to give you everything you want. Join Katy for a very personal story of the ups and downs of what it means to serve you – the great British public.


Katy Baird is a London-based artist and activist who often finds herself in uncomfortable situations of her own making. Her solo work is intimate and autobiographical, reflecting on gender, class and sexuality. She has performed at Live Art festivals and venues across the UK as well as squat parties, clubs and raves.


  • Part of the SPILL Showcase supported by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation
  • Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England
  • Mentored by the vacuum cleaner
  • Also mentored by Marcia Farquhar

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