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Joshua "Bacon" McAninch

Detroit, MI

Joshua, better known as Bacon, joined the team at Theatre Bizarre in 2008 where he learned a new media of art: fire. He sought all the data he could on fire arts, received training in Toronto from DaveX and Eric Smith. Bacon is among the few that hold pyrotechnician card in the city of Detroit. With this training under his belt, he grew the fire arts at Theatre Bizarre. This caught the attention of Greg Holm. They collaborated on the Detroit Firehouse Project, featuring a 33 tube pyrophone, to honor the fallen firefighters of both Detroit and NYC. After which he joined Gon KiRin’s team. Gon KiRin and Bacon have travelled from Detroit to New York, to California and Burning man in 2012. After Burning Man Bacon began work on a new collection called Bacon Monster Boxes. The first of which, a collaboration with the talented Roger Slykhouse, premiered at the Great Lakes Burning Man regional Lakes of Fire in 2013. With the return of Gon KiRin to Detroit for HoldtheFort they are back together.

Joshua "Bacon"'s ArtPrize Entries

These are Joshua "Bacon"'s official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.

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    2013 ArtPrize Entry Ryan C. Doyle and Teddy Lo
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Joshua "Bacon"'s Past Work

These are images of past work that Joshua "Bacon" has done.

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