James McBride: The Good Lord Bird
Until Fri Jan 24
Photograph: Chia Messina
Time Out says
Posted: Mon Nov 4 2013
In McBride's latest fascinating fantasia of a novel, a black child from the Kansas Territory, Henry Shackleford, crosses paths with abolitionist John Brown in 1856; Brown takes Henry for a girl, nicknames him Onion and recruits him for the famous 1859 raid on Harper's Ferry.