cross through the pain on the blue
The work has gotten started from the meaning of the words “baldio (barren
or purposeless) “a originally Arabic word that means “worthless”, “useless”, “to no effect” – and “rite” from Latin that means “religious ceremony” or “usage”, “custom” – and the characteristics of the underground space of the Paço das Artes where there is a surrounding area full of waste which is now covered by vegetation.
An installation composed by a beach chair which was placed on a part of
the floor delimited in blue with the sentence “CROSS THROUGH THE PAIN ON THE BLUE DAYS”. Near the chair, there are objects like binoculars, a diving mask and a pair of sunglasses that invite people to experience the proposed atmosphere.
CROSS THROUGH THE PAIN ON THE BLUE DAYS is related to the figurative
meaning of a solitary rite on a wasteland, useless, probably unable to provide the crossing.