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Shrigley takes to the stage


Shrigley opens a can of worms in Manchester

The mischief-making artist David Shrigley is moving into performance art. An exhibition at the Cornerhouse in Manchester, entitled "How Are You Feeling?", provides art therapy for visitors who can participate in a "never-ending" play called Self-portrait, acted out on a two-tiered stage (drawings, paintings and sculpture are also included). Shrigley says: "I feel a strong bond with the people from Manchester. I may have lived here in a former life. I think the people of Manchester are very exotic and interesting and I am excited to be amongst them.” Shrigley's show opens on Saturday (6 October-6 January 2013).

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