CT1LN – part I: Paulo V. travels /// MUTE art gallery

CT1LN parte I: as viagens de Paulo V.

2017 | Mute Art Gallery, Lisbon

Mountain Annotation

 I have good reason to think that the planet from which the little prince came was the asteroid B 612.

                                                                                                                                                                Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince    

Henrique Vieira Ribeiro immerses in this porous perforation, and on the other side, distances are felt. Time shrinks, folds, replicates, stretches. Noted, the punctured dots exist, but disappear as scars, symptoms of their happening. Only what is presented in the distance exists, what is lived in a mediated way. Communication sometimes needs noises to know who it is. The apparatus, the electricity, the code. In the distance, I exist. I need a mountain to hear my echo. From a planet, to know who I am.

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João Paulo Queiroz

Paulo V. was an amateur radio operator for four decades in the XXth century; The first contact with his archive during that period raised questions and an unrestlessness trigged by this activity – amateur radio.

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Henrique Vieira Ribeiro