Dead Nature. Dead. Dead. (english text)

Performance object installed in the IUNA visual centre.
3 to 10 December 2007.
Buenos Aires, Argentina

“(…) death announces birth, and is its condition. Life is always a product of the decomposition of life.” (George Bataille. “Erotism”)

 

The idea was that this object entitled “Dead. Dead. Dead Nature,” would, over the course of a few days, start to mutate – the meat would decompose, maggots would appear. After this, a sign would be put next to it saying “Alive. Alive. Alive Nature.” However the cleaners, after 5 days of noticing the bad smell more than the concept, decided to put an end to the performance.