Tales Frey

You have to suffer to be beautiful (2018)

 

Tales Frey, You have to suffer to be beautiful, 2018. Video performance, 2’03’’. Edition: 5 + 2 P.A.

 

On the tips of two large nails, I support my heels and balance myself on such objects for a short time, alluding to the use of high heels and the relationship of fashion and the ideal of beauty to pain.

 

Live:

[2019] Functional Metaphors for Bodies in Space, Monumental Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

 

As video and installation:

[2019] In Dance Positions, curated by Daniela Labra, Centro Municipal de Arte Hélio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

[2019]9th Under the Subway Video Art Night, curated by Antonio Ortuno, Open Air Art Movie Cinema in Düsseldorf, German; JCC Harlem in New York City, USA; El Más Acá Club Cultural Asociation in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Atelier Sanitário in Rio de Janeiro (organized by Bruna Costa), Brazil; Convent Carmen in Valencia, Spain; Genalguacil Pueblo Museo in Málaga, Spain; ArtSpace in Mexico City.

[2019] Tijuana Performera, Enclave Caracol, Tijuana, Mexico.

[2019] Functional Metaphors for Bodies in Space, Monumental Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal

[2019] Five Activation Tactics. Centro para os Assuntos da Arte e Arquitectura, Guimarães, Portugal.

[2018] The Body Never Exists in Itself – First Experimentation. Zsenne Art Laboratory, Brussels, Belgium