Bruce Horak – Assassinating Thomson
Hosted by Tangled Art + Disability
4th Floor, 401 Richmond Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada
6:30 – 8 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.
About the Artist
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.
Wheelchair accessible venue. ASL interpreters and attendant care will be present during the performance. Service animals welcome. 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.)