Wagner Rossi Campos (Brazil) teaches Fine Arts at the School of Fine Arts at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil. He holds degrees in Printing, Graphic Design, and Contemporary Fine Arts from the Escola Guignard–UEMG. He explores the body in contemporary society and is founder of PERPERDICULAR, a project examining the artist’s multiple identities: researcher, performer, writer, etc.
THE STONE PATH
The territorial space of the body goes beyond itself in order to build an aesthetic installation and political environment, to activate individual and shared proposals. Rocks and plants compose this context of shamanic awareness, where people are invited to experience conditions that may lead to other perceptions of the environment and themselves.
In an open space, I will walk through the square with a red cape with images of the South American flags. I will ask the people: can you identify the South American countries flags? Which relationships do these territorial and divisional images establish with our everyday context? How do we relate with flags and their symbologies?