Henrique J Paris is Angolan transdisciplinary artist working in the UK. His work explores morphologies in cultural linguistics and autonomies. In the past installations he has used video, performance, photography and sculpture to interact in conversations centred across the African diasporic experience; interrogating constructions of blackness and overlap between branding and identity as well as contemporary technologies and cultural consciousness.
His research is grounded across African philosophy, post-colonial studies and social politics; Managing rhetorics about displacements of space and occupation. Increasingly focused on the relationship between time, space and communication. Recent selected projects include; Home I s Where The Body Isn’t Solo Exhibition at Turf Projects in London (2019); Confluência moving image piece published by Autograph ABP; Cultural Decoding Collaborative Exhibition featuring ON WHEELS, London (2021); From A Distance Calling Residency show in Lisbon directed by Nii Obodai (2021)
Henrique is also a researcher in Ancient Philosophy at Geru Maa - Laboratory of Africology and Amerindian Studies at the UFRJ. He is also the founder of Fonte, a digital platform and collective hosting public conversations around epistemological complexities in Portugal.