Ostrich
2016-2017
HD video, color, sound, 3’00’’
Variable dimensions

Historic: (2018) Group Exhibition, “Where Plato Taught”, curated by Christian Jankowski, Franzensfeste/Fortezza, Bolzano, IT; (2017) Group Exhibition, “Festival Iminente”, curated by Alexandre Farto aka Vhils and Pauline Foessel, Oeiras, PT; (2016) Group Exhibition, “Mostra’16”, Lisbon, PT; (2016) Group Exhibition, “Mostra’16 Preview”, Oporto, PT.

Bibliography: Jankowski, Christian; Schmidt-Wulffen, Stephan - “Where Plato Taught”. Franzensfeste/Fortezza Editions. 2018.

Image: © Fábio Colaço.


“Ostrich” (2016-2017) is a film that documents an action performed by the artist. The main action of the film is the burial of its own head in the ground, in reference to the fake popular belief that the ostrich buries its head in the ground in the presence of great danger.