mundi (2010)

2010 performance art, by Khalil Charif. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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How is the performance: Initially crouched on the floor, wearing a world map mask (see study/video bellow), the artist gets up and leaps trying to balance on one foot, in movements that tend to circularity. Each jump-attempt is accompanied by voluntary and involuntary movements of arms and legs, trying to balance. There are made ​​successive jumps-attempts, each of which leads to inability to balance, a literal drop in the floor, where he dropped remains motionless for a moment, and then he restarts the movement jump-attempt. Search to exhaustion of trying. When he finally end up lying on the floor. Area covered: 4 X 4 meters (approx.)

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  • Year Created: 2010
  • Submitted to ArtBase: Wednesday May 11th, 2011
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  • Work Credits:
    • khalilcharif, primary creator
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