The performance took place at Lightstage Gallery, Hong Kong, in 2015. For three consecutive nights strangers were invited to sit for five minutes in a dark room, where Errante took their portrait while guiding them through a non-verbal interaction — “I let you silently observe me, while I observe you”.

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Artist Statement

Finally, in the end, there is nothing but the face. The landscapes of the face are how we know each other. But how far can we see? We are asked to expose ourselves until annihilation. At last we don't exist. If man be solely body, its portrait would be the final period of identity. But we are of incorporeal nature, it is not easy to be seen. One needs to squint, to defeat endless distractions. It takes time. Patience. When the face is plunged into darkness, you have no choice but to free it from social stereotyping. You must give up your psychological interpretations. You must step out of your own cell.