Assassinating Thomson

A poster for Assassinating Thomson

Assassinating Thomson

Bruce Horak

January 28, 6:30-8:00 pm

In his critically acclaimed one-person performance, Horak paints a portrait of the entire audience while simultaneously telling the story of how he came to be a visually impaired visual artist, revealing his deep love of Canadian Art History, and unravelling the mystery of who killed Canadian Art icon, Tom Thomson. A 60 minute performance, followed by a live auction of the portrait.

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At the age of 18 months Bruce Horak lost over 90% of his eyesight to Cancer and identifies as Legally Blind/Visually Impaired. Using assistive technology, acrylic, oil, and canvas his paintings celebrate the vision which remains by delighting in the play of light and shadow.

Tangled Art Gallery is in a barrier-free location. We will have ASL interpreters and attendant care present during the performace. Service animals are welcome. We request that you help us to make this a scent-free environment.

Tangled Art Gallery is located in studio 122 on the main floor on the 401 Richmond Building. The closest accessible subway station is at Osgoode Station. The closest accessible streetcar stop is the 510 Spadina Queen Street West Stop (Queen Street stop going south from Spadina Station), or Richmond Street West Stop (Richmond Street stop going north from Union Station.)

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Tangled Art Gallery is dedicated to exhibiting disability art and showcasing the highest standard of accessible curatorial practice