I will perform ‘Hand In Glove: sinister vested sable lozengy couped’
Intercutting male bodybuilding poses with the charges of heraldry. An exploration of looking and being seen, the performance references Lacanian theory, and ideas around disgust and display.
11 pieces have been curated by the body-artist Thomas John Bacon to engage with an ethos of Tempting Failure as part of a new live art & transgressive performance platform in London on Sunday 4th March at the ]performance s p a c e [
The artists featured are: Nick Kilby, Kris Canavan, Helena Sands, Allan Taylor, Mark
Leahy, Traumata, Tracing Pathways Collective, Holly Johnson, Mark Flisher, Taylor Le Fin, Danielle Abulhawa & Sardonik Grin [Llewyn Máire].
In the build up to the forthcoming premiere of part two of Thomas John Bacon’s Triptych [re]authoring through Sacrifice, each work selected seeks to engage with the role that sacrifice may play for the artist who challenges their practice or Being in the production of the living artifact: Be it via physical means or through a sense of exposure. Be it metaphorical or actual. And most importantly, be it through the risk of failure.