Duration 2 hours running trough the city + 5 minutes entrance
Developing the idea of what would be the minimum action necessary to be done by a performer, were created three different entrances made by Monroy during the first three days of the RIAP2012. Each day Monroy was the first artist to enter the space and the last person to leave closing the door. Besides the entrances Monroy use this opportunity to deliver a statement about the nature of the performance art practice. The statements were created in relation to the way he had come to enter the space. After concluding the entrance Monroy camouflaged between the spectator.
On the first day Monroy came as an athlete accompanied by the song Chariots of Fire and wearing the number Arrivist 84. After receiving a T-shirt, flowers, and champagne, Monroy thanked stating: Performance art born on expectations that public has about the artist, but it is supported, relays and dies on the expectations that the artist has on the public.
On the second day Monroy entered the space as a king. Taking benefit of the political discontent Québec’s population about the loyalty Canadian government holds to the British royalty, the artist get inside the space crossing a red carpet accompanied by the sound of fake trumpets and royal court preceded by the curator. While Monroy cross the carpet a broadcaster presented a brief biography of the artist and read all the definitions state at the French Dictionary from the word speculation to the word show.
In the third and final day Monroy came out from the inside of a cardboard cake with the sound of I'm too sexy for my shirt at the background and wearing only skeleton shirt, suspenders, underwear and boots. During the appearance Monroy tore his shirt leaving the public to see a text written on his chest that states: Performance art is coitus interruptus it cum only after theatricality transshipped. It is also state at his back: Personal Performance U$ 5.99. Political opinion for free. On this day Monroy perform as erotic go-go dancer for each of the spectators while the pauses between other artist performances were having place.