The Mexican sleeper

Performance type: 
Happening
Creator: 
Emmanuel Benichou
Performer: 
Emmanuel Benichou
Producer: 
Emmanuel Benichou
Occurence: 
Objets: 

sombrero, poncho

Technique description référence: 
sombrero, poncho
Description: 

Squatting in a corner of the room where the artist Virginie Barré has installed her living sculptures, I pretend to be a statue, allow the viewer to approach, and once ready, I awake to unleash my famous “hahaiiiiii.”

Emmanuel Benichou | photographie de la performance "Le mexicain dormeur", 2003 | © Emmanuel Benichou | photographie : © DR | courtesy de l'artiste