Tom Cassani is a Performance Artist and Liar. Tom’s practice of deception has developed and transformed over the past four years, manifesting itself in both text and action based performance. He is interested in how he can use elements of deception, misdirection and lying in his artistic practice.
Tom explores what happens when this is applied to text and action simultaneously in performance.
Tom has trained in sleight of hand, misdirection and prestidigitation and now use these skills of deceit as an artistic framework to explore truth, honesty, manipulation and fabrication.
Whilst in residence Tom will devise and develop a new stunt action alongside texts and recorded speech.