Thursday, 6 November 2008
DES HOMMES QU'ON APPELLE SAUVAGE
"Did the mask belong to Jean in the same way it belonged to the dancers in their village who received the sprits when turning around to the rhythmic sounds?
Jean used it during the day when he was close to the others, it was as if he needed their presence become another, to enter the ritual of his totem, his spirit. But which kind of spirit was it that Jean received when he put on his black mask that would cover half of his face while his lips were pressed onto each other in eager suspension?"
(Extract of Slideshow for Oporto, November 7)