Capucine Gros
Ten Years, every 10 years 2008 + 2018

Performance, year-long performances with ink on hands, carried out every 10 years

In Encountred/Ignored, each day of 2019, Gros marked on her left hand each person she encountered. She marked each person she interacted with on her right hand. Her average over the year was to interact with 17% of those she encountered.

In 2018, one line on Gros’s left hand is marked for every person she talks to, and one cross on her right hand for every person she touches. She touched 33% of those she spoke to.

Performed 2008 and 2018

17% (Encountered / Ignored), February 11th, 2008 – February 10th, 2009, performance with ink on hands, one year

33% (Touched / Untouched), February 11th, 2018 – February 10th, 2019