Best known for his paintings Julião Sarmento recreates the intimacy and sexual tension found in this more familiar body of work in Cometa a piece first performed in 2009.
The performance, which takes place in a hotel room, is designed to be witnessed by one person at a time.
Set to original music specially composed by Portuguese musician Paulo Furtado, otherwise known as The Legendary Tigerman, is a study of the longings, desire and discomfort that attends the close encounter of strangers.
Desert Lodge, 1177 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs
Performances ran from Feb. 21 – Feb. 26, 2017