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Honeymoon

Tiago Madaleno - Honeymoon (installation view) - Noite de Núpcias - Appleton

Appleton square, lisbon 2019

© Photo credits: Photodocumenta

Honeymoon (2019)        

Installation view

   What if there was a correlation between the tragic separation of René Descartes’ skull from its body, that happens to him after his death, and the will of the philosopher of putting his head in the oven as a way to amplify the potentialities of his thinking?
   Honeymoon takes the appropriation of narratives from the philosopher René Descartes, to find in his biography and work, the symbols to construct an uchronia - an alternative History. Exploring a liquid field between performance and document, the work uses an installation to build a fiction that reflects upon the mnemonic potential linked to the medium specificities, as the quotation as a narrative tool.
   Taking the absurd as a strategy, the installation uses painting, collage and animation to play with the expectations around a shared concept of Descartes’ figure.

Exhibtion text: A HEAD WITH THE SIZE OF A ROOM (OF A HONEYMOON ROOM), by António Olaio

Tiago Madaleno - Heat (installation view) - Calor - Honeymoon - Noite de Núpcias - Appleton

© Photo credits: Photodocumenta

Heat (2018-2019),                  
Installation view: 5 elements cellophane paper montage on glass, 50 x 50 cm each

calor 1 (pequena).jpg

Heat (2018-2019),                  
7 elements: cellophane paper montage on glass, 50 x 50 cm each

Tiago Madaleno - Hot text (installation view) - Texto quente - Honeymoon - Noite de Núpcias -- Appleton

© Photo credits: Photodocumenta

Hot text (2018-2019)   
Installation view: two series - twelve encaustic paintings on wood; twelve white glue and acrylic paint on canvas., 25 x 25 cm each (total: 600 x 250 cm)
MAAT - Fundação EDP collection

Tiago Madaleno - The eye (installation view) - O Olho - Honeymoon - Noite de Núpcias - Appleton

© Photo credits: Photodocumenta

The eye (2018-2019),               

Installation view: oil on canvas, 50 x 50 cm

Tiago Madaleno - Honeymoon (video still) - Noite de Núpcias - Appleton

Honeymoon [video still] (2018-2019),               
Video projection (analogue animation (2’09’’, Full HD, color, w/sound, loop) on musseline fabric prepared with white glue; Wall Painting with keyhole to peek.
350 x 350 cm

Link to video: https://tiagofmadaleno.wistia.com/medias/clmur8t66k

Tiago Madaleno - Honeymoon (keyhole installation view) - Descartes wall - Noite de Núpcias - Parede com buraco da fechadura - Appleton

© Photo credits: Tiago Madaleno

Tiago Madaleno - Honeymoon (keyhole) - Noite de Núpcias - buraco da fechadura - video - Appleton

Honeymoon (2018-2019),               

Installation view [picking on the key hole]:

Video projection (analogue animation (2’09’’, Full HD, color, w/sound, loop)) on musseline fabric prepared with white glue.

Tiago Madaleno - Honeymoon keyhole Noite de Núpcias - buraco da fechadura - video - Appleton

© Photo credits: Tiago Madaleno

Honeymoon (2018-2019),               

Installation view: video projection (analogue animation (2’09’’, Full HD, color, w/sound, loop)) on musseline fabric prepared with white glue.

Tiago Madaleno - Seduction - Sedução - Honeymoon - Noite de Núpcias

Seduction (2018),                :

Graphite,.pen, marker, vegetal paper, tape and paper, 25 x 33 cm; 40 x 50,3 cm (with frame)

ESPAÇO PONTES, FUNDÃO 2019

Tiago Madaleno - Heating exercises for Descartes - Exercícios de aquecimento para Descartes - Honeymoon - Noite de Núpcias - Espaço Pontes

© Photo credits: Tiago Madaleno

Heating exercises for Descartes (2018-2019),               

Installation view: frieze: graphite, marker and invisible tape on scrap vegetal paper., 18 x 1350 cm