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Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust 

27 May 2022 - 18 September 2022 

Thacker Gallery

An installation by contemporary artist Alan O'Cain. 

Contemporary artist Alan O’Cain brings his trademark dark humour and provocativeness to an installation in our Thacker Gallery, incorporating Ancient Egyptian artefacts from our stores into two startling visual explorations of historic and modern responses to death and the symbolic and emotional power of exhibited objects. 

Part of art installation including an ancient Egyptian cat model, modern cat food tins, a photograph and the painted words ‘dust to dust’ on the background.