Geovanni Lima da Silva: What Does My Body Tell You?

What Does My Body Tell You?

Dressed in a monkey suit, the artist walks in silence. Headphones hidden beneath the suit are connected to MP3 speakers located on the body. Using these headphones, pedestrians can listen to random, informally recorded memories associated with the part of the body where the sound device has been placed.

Biography

Geovanni Lima da Silva is an artist and performer. He holds an MA in Visual Arts from the Universidade Estadual de Campinas and a BA in Visual Arts from the Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo. He is a member of the research group Diálogos entre Sociologia e Arte – DISSOA (Dialogues Between Sociology and Art - DISSOA), and is currently researching the body (fat, Black, LGBT) as a political interface.

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