Despite profound changes that the family has undergone in recent decades, that institution continues as the fundamental social unit and in large part determines who we are as people and as a society. Circus Ferus examines family structures and relations: 'We want to commune with family taboo. We want to experience a toxic family. We want to pay tribute to family. We want to feel family support. We want to strengthen family ties. We want to look good in the family picture'.