Featured Long Durational Work
.HYMN. (2012), LUÍSA NÓBREGA
Duration: Six hours
Cover photograph by Beatriz Bastos
"It is the 21st of December 2012, the day the world was supposed to end. It is the hottest day of the summer. After a day in fast and silence, I kneel on a wooden chair by the rear door of a church. I fill an entire glass with saliva."
— Luísa Nóbrega
Luísa Nóbrega will be one of five artists presenting a six-hour durational performance at PerformaPaço 2014 in São Paulo, Brazil on Saturday, October 4th, 2014, beginning at 2pm. The artist has been keeping a vow of silence for two months and will only begin to speak again during her performance titled, "Conference, or How to Avoid a Deluge." The event was curated by artist Paula Garcia and writer Corinne Fitzpatrick. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. For more information, click here.