DISSECTION OF A SWAN
"Dissection of a Swan" (Dissecação de um Cisne) is an author's edition, the result of a three-month artistic residency held at La Box - École Nationale Supérieure d'Art de Bourges, France, which was the first phase of research for the creation of the performance The Importance of Being Georges Bataille.
This edition brings together drawings, intervened photographs, performance documentation and original texts created by Bonneville.
Texts, drawings, image collection, photographs, editing, and reviewing, : M̶i̶g̶u̶e̶l̶ Bonneville
Translation: Joana Cabral
Art direction and book design: Ilhas
Book photos: Fábio Cunha
Printing: Gráfica Maiadouro
Edition: 200 copies
Financed by École Nationale Supérieure d'Art de Bourges
6th of January 2021, Cinemateca - Livraria Linha de Sombra, Lisbon, Portugal
25th of July 2019, Citemor - Casa das Artes Bissaya Barreto, Coimbra, Portugal
31st of May 2019, Faculty of Fine Arts (FBAUP), Porto, Portugal
5th of December 2018, São Luiz Teatro Municipal, Lisbon, Portugal