give instructions to a machine to do something. and from the roughness, basicness, of what machine performs to us, it shows us, by contrast, what we are — organic, complex, subjective. Save

discursos

“construindo discursos”, meus digo isso olhando blog, e pensando como o que coloquei há 3 anos pode ser re-arrumado, (rearrumação de minha produção e/ou de produção de outros e /ou do mundo) constante re-pensar. como o caderno que g. meu amigo nao se importa de continuar depois de 5 anos, ou um desenho que g. […]

sickness

the day before yesterday I was with the flu. fever, tired body. slept bad, with alucinations. next day, after sleeping until 15:00, i was almost recovered. i felt as if resurfacing on the other side. the sickness was some kind of death sickness as the dark side (concept by Susan Sontag, ‘sickness as a metaphor’ […]

cannibalism and collage

i think i can claim that a piece of mine (such as Auto-timer performance) has a cannibalistic approach (or appropriative nature, in other words) in it, if we agree with David Hockney that this piece of Van Eyck relies in collage as much as his own Pearblossom Highway does.

smiling and enjoying your work as an artist

when you doesn’t smile after an artistic performance, you deprive the right of the audience to enjoy it. it is the responsibility of the artist to allow people to enjoy the work. avantagarde/edgy work can possibly make people feel they don’t quite understand it. by smiling, you help them. also often the artist doesn’t really […]