Perra Egoista (2011-2013)

Public performance and textile installation

La Plata, Argentina

Performed by Emilia Benitez

How many repetitions of a gesture does it take to obliterate that gesture?

Perra Egoista emerges from an obsessive necessity to make for the sake of making. Textile forms were created through a process of indulgence, accumulation, repetition and embellishment. A textile installation of amorphous pods and beads is used as a backdrop for a masked body to unleash an absurdist dance that oscillates between belonging and dislocation.