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THE WEEKEND EXPERIENCE - ART+CULTURE: Domestic Zirkus

Opening Reception, February 27th 6pm-9pm @ Whitecross Gallery: London

This weekend's art+culture pick is for all you MET members in London. From February 28th-April 4th, Whitecross Gallery presents Domestic Zirkus, a wonderful and intriguing “theatre of the absurd”, created by brothers Tobias and Joseph Feltus, also known as FeltusFeltus. "The work is a series of thought provoking photographic images that are strong and vibrant in pictorial composition. They explore the innermost personal side of an unsettling group of characters, born into the world of performance and forced into a niche of empty stereotype. These characters are inspired by the circus of the late 1800’s, driven by the fear of lost virility, the loneliness of childhood and the depression of a de-sanctified saint." FeltusFeltus were born in Washington DC in 1979 and 1982, and later moved to Assisi, Italy in 1987. They have collaborated in photography since 1997. Both artists graduated from the Edinburgh College of Art. In December of 2007 the brothers decided to expand FeltusFeltus by including Elizabeth Krause and Caroline Bliemel into the synergy.

Dates and hours: Show runs from February 28th-April 4th, 2009 Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm Opening Reception, February 27th 6pm-9pm Cost: Free Whitecross Gallery website 122 Whitecross Street London EC1Y 8PU United Kingdom +44 (0)20 7253 4252
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  • looks good...
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