Join us for a late opening of our exhibition, ‘The Uncanny: A Centenary‘
With a fascinating talk on the history and anecdotes concerning the origins and transition from funerary masks to death masks, by Nick Reynolds.
Exhibition viewing: 5.30pm – 6.30pm
Talk: 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Nick Reynolds spent his formative years on the run overseas with his father Bruce Reynolds, credited as the mastermind behind the Great Train Robbery. He was in the Royal Navy for seven and a half years as a ships diver and electrical weapons engineer and served aboard the flagship HMS Hermes during the Falklands conflict.
Nick is the UK’s foremost creator of Death Masks, his company Memorial Casts has been making death masks for 23 years. He also produces films, music documentaries and is a member of the band Alabama3 best known for the Sopranos theme tune.
The Uncanny: A Centenary
Join us this winter for a haunting program, as we mark the centenary of the publication of Sigmund Freud’s paper on ‘The Uncanny’. The exhibition The Uncanny: A Centenary runs from 30 October 2019 to 9 February 2020, alongside a programme of related events.