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Tuesday 15th October 2013

An Aktion by Thomas John Bacon  
Hosted by Home of Waifs and Strays 

Thomas John Bacon's SELF/s PORTRAIT will be reworked into its second dissemination this month, following its successful premiere in Berlin as part of the MPA in May.  Produced by HFWAS

In the grounds of Birmingham Cathedral, this new work takes the idea of large scale subtlety to the public. The work features a host of artists who will be exploring the conception of what the Self Portrait for a live artist may become when distilled into an action that also seeks to express, what is a central tenant for Thomas, of how Being is made of multiplicity of 'self/s'.  

Alastair Flindal, Helen Grundy, Rebecca Homer, Loretta HopeJohn KadensSuze de LeeSarah Fortes Mayer, Khembi Maynard, Andy MillerHannah MillestEmilia MoniszkoKimvi Nguyen, Jodie Ollis, Rachel Parry, Nadine Paige Riley , Helena Sands, Thomas Sellick-Newton, Alvin Tran, Jade Williams 

Seen and unseen the portraits will appear from 1pm onwards, shifting the perception of the of those that may pass them by.  Solitary figures hidden amongst the daily lives of Others, connecting through an unseen Flesh, temporarily altering a communal landscape.  


Later Event: January 26
Run to Run exhibition