Auctarium Capillus by João Manoel Feliciano
Auctarium Capillus can be translated as Overweight , with this concept and with physical and symbolic elements such Rope and chair that are recurrent elements in my work.
In previous performances for exemple I pulled a church bell and a boat with a rope
In this specific performance I carry the weight of the books that represent the accumulated knowledge the rules the laws the borders the mandates the religions the bills,but also poetry, literature, love ,romance passion.
Everything we want and we do not want to carry.
The chair is the place of being the fixed point for accommodation, to be sitting in a chair nowadays is almost always synonymous with being bound to a bureaucratic function
Performance by João Manoel Feliciano at the opening of the collective exhibition Capillary Culture
April 1, 2017 at WM Gallery in Amsterdam
Record: Sascha Verstegen