quinta-feira, 21 de abril de 2011

segunda-feira, 16 de agosto de 2010

Let Down

S' il n'existoit point d'animaux, la nature de l'homme serait encore plus incompréhensible.
Georges-Louis Buffon

Let Down, acrílico sobre tela, 140 x 100 cm, 2010.

Fear of the Bath

The promotion of consciousness as being essential to the subject in the historical after-effects of the Cartesian cogito is for me the deceptive accentuation of the transparency of the I in action at the expense of the opacity of the signifier that determines the I.
Jacques Lacan, Écrits.

Fear of the Bath, acrílico sobre tela, 140 x 100 cm, 2010.

The Godfather

We believe in the existence of very special becomings-animal traversing human beings and sweeping them away, affecting the animal no less than the human.

Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guatarri

The Godfather, acrílico sobre tela, 140 x 100 cm, 2010.

Sinking About

If you want to clear the room of derrideans, mention Beatrix Potter without sneering.
Ursula le Guin, Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences.

Sinking About, acrílico sobre tela, 140 x 100 cm, 2010.

segunda-feira, 8 de junho de 2009

Animals and Ironies

"When he wrote of himself, 'I attract mad people and animals", perhaps he should have added 'and ironies".
JULIAN BARNES, Flaubert's Parrot.

Lucky / acrílico sobre tela / 140 x 100 cm / 2009

The Artist's Undoing

"I fear that the animals consider man as being like themselves that has lost in a most dangerous way its sound animal common sense; they consider him the insane animal, the weeping animal, the miserable animal."

Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science, pp. 224

Still Wonder / Acrílico sobre tela / 100 x 120 cm / 2009