Living Stones

Installation ‘Pedras Parideiras’*: display with one granitic rock and 3 nodules (‘pedra parideira’),  silicone moulds  from  the  granitic rock and nodules and a bag of stone dust.

  • ‘Pedra Parideira’ (literally translated as ‘birthing stones’, the name’s origin is related to the apparent multiplication of the stones) – granitic rock with nodules made of biotite, quartz and Potassium Feldspar, that detach from the ‘mother rock’ due to thermoclasty.
    Living stones (photography)
C-print. 50 x 70cm.  Edition of 3 + 1 AP
(stones collected from unclaimed houses in Porto city and  then ‘seeded’ and ‘harvested’ from the land)