I SEE YOU KISSING. DAMN YOU LOOK GOOD!
Duration about an hour each
In 1989 Maria Teresa Hincapie perform during the Meeting of Latin Americas Popular Theater an action called the vitrine. On it she spent an 8-hour period inside a vitrine of a commercial store place in Bogota’s midtown. While standing inside the vitrine she kissed and wrote with red lipstick over the glass, publishing her reflections about being a woman and a human being in Bogota at the time.
In 2008 Carlos Eduardo Monroy perform, inside an exhibit space for students named the vitrine and action titled I see you kissing Damn you look good! While standing inside the small space Monroy kissed and wrote with red lipstick over the glass, publishing his reflections about being a man, an artist, a copy-maker an a human being in Bogota at the time.
Monroy kissed the vitrine several times and wrote some thoughts on masculinity for the spectators to read. Overtime he started to look at someone face while he kisses.
On the second day Monroy clean the vitrine and cover himself on lipstick, afterwards he leave an imprint of his whole body on the glass.
On the third day Monroy invited the Colombian artist Maria Alejandra Estrada to kiss each other putting the glass of the vitrine in between them. While kissing they wrote at each other Shut up and kiss my glass!
On the fourth and last day Monroy quote Ma. Teresa Hincapie drawing two cartoon speaking globes in which he wrote: Is this a copy? I don't know, I only hope isn't theatre.