Prontuário dos afectos

2017 | Biblioteca FCT-Nova | curated by Andreia César

The reflection on the human condition marks a compass in the work of Henrique Vieira Ribeiro. In Affective Record this reflection is focused on the subjectivity, the identity observed according to the infinitely incomplete archive of the memory, of a past both lived and inherited that informs us, along with the intervals of forgetfulness, the course of our life as subjects. The story of a subject, like a community, is made in what one chooses, consciously or unconsciously, to remember and forget. It is up to oblivion to select and model the memories that give body to memory. In this sense, memory can be understood as the transmissible and depositable composition of a particular universe of data and relations.

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Andreia César