Hands are ancestral attributes of the contact between humanity and the world, being updated in this moment as emblems of... Read More
Hands are ancestral attributes of the contact between humanity and the world, being updated in this moment as emblems of resistance, union, affection, protection and healing.
In this work the artistic action becomes more important than its material results.
The use of an ephemeral and malleable material such as soap (glycerine), from a prefabricated mold - the gloves - symbolize detachment, even in relation to values traditionally associates with artistic creation.
The ''hands'' act in the world through the bodies of others. The transcendence of the work is the element that, paradoxically, is effective. It happens through the body of the public and comes to life in performances.
The sound of the video-art is similar to a mantra, registered in portoghese(artist mother language) saying actions that we are able to do using our hands. It's necessary to leave the rigidity of the material for art to materialize.