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Ritual
2006
Video, PAL, colour, sound
5' 49"
Edition of 3 + 1 A.P.

2000-2015, Galeria Fonseca Macedo, curadoria de João Silvério, com Ana Vieira, Rui Calçada Bastos, Belén Uriel, Sandra Rocha, José Loureiro, Marco Pires, Maria José Cavaco, Mudaulane, Pedro Cabrita Reis, Susana Mendes Silva, Urbano e Vasco Barata. Ponta Delgada, Açores

Fuso: festival anual de vídeo arte internacional  de Lisboa, programa de Isabel Nogueira: com Susana Mendes Silva, Raquel Castro, Gary Hill, Julião Sarmento, Zacharias Gketsis, Brook Taylor; Museu de Arte Antiga, 25-08-13, 22h

Videobytes at Russ and Daughters: Robert Breer, John Baldessari, Harry Smith, Gordon Matta-Clark, Susana Mendes Silva, Kate Gilmore, and Hiraki Sawa; James Cohan Gallery at Russ and Daughters, New York, 2011

Mar Atlântico, TESOL International Film Festival, New York, 2011

The Tell Tale Heart (Part II), James Cohan Gallery, New York, 2010

Susana Mendes Silva, Threshold artspace, Horsecross Arts, Perth, Scotland, 2010

Turn me on, Pavilhão 28, Centro Hospitalar Psiquiátrico de Lisboa, 2008

Entre a palavra e a imagem, Museu da Cidade, Lisboa; Centro Cultural Vila Flor, Guimarães, 2007

25 frames por segundo: vídeos da Colecção da Fundação PLMJ, Cinema São Jorge, Lisboa, 2007

Entre a palabra e a imaxe, Fundación Luis Seoane, A Coruña, 2006

Número Festival 2005 - Neurological games, numerofestival, Lisboa

Life-cage, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisboa, 2005
In psychology, the term ritual refers to a specific action or series of actions that have no apparent reason or purpose. The term is especially related to obsessive-compulsive behaviours that are performed in order to find some relief from unwanted thoughts.
In the video the sentence is written over and over again until you can longer read it. The repetition and superimposition transforms writing in drawing.