Henrique J Paris

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My Ontological Corporeality 

2022, InstallationLisbon, Hangar - Centro de Investigações Artisticas. Exhibition:’Our (Spatial) Stories Live in Performative Futures’ Curated by Cindy Sissokho & Fabián Villegas.
Photographs by @ANA GARRIDO

Consists of a bedside table, public remains and a series of images collected from self-documented footage: depicting the body in transit, affective gestures and domesticity. 

Henrique contemplates multiple forms of mobility and how these manifest in everyday life through materiality and knowledge production - the body in movement becomes a monument.  

In the words of Greg Tate “the embodied weaponry of self-styled Black physicality”, could refer to corporeality as a starting point to question the complex relationship between a body and the architecture surrounding it; what gets to inhabit what?