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DEAR CACTUS, a participatory performance touching the bond between person and object

A guided, yet intuitive exercise that opens up an awareness to the relationships we constantly build with our surroundings and personal objects.

Starting with disconnection, the participants are asked to separate from all their distracting objects. An equipment kit provides the tools required for this (almost scientific) expedition. Guided by the instructions of a handbook, each participant individually goes through a process that leads to a situation of connection with the environment. Afterwards, while sharing an herbal water, the group can exchange their thoughts and observations.

This Performance was developed by Luzie Milena Weigelt within the interdisciplinary research group of the project Objections‘ (an investigation focused on objects, knowledge and gesture at the Fundación Antoni Tápies, Barcelona). The aim was to create a practical artistic session to accompany the intellectual debate on the attachment to objects on a tangible level.

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Equipment kit

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Meeting point

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Find your cactus

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Be with your cactus

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Drink and read

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