Some people live under rocks, artists live in them: VIDEO

Abraham Poincheval (credit: Palais de Tokyo museum)
Abraham Poincheval (credit: Palais de Tokyo museum)

Your weird uncle lives under a rock. And so does this Mexican guy. But one French adventurous Frenchmen is taking things a step further — for art!

Abraham Poincheval is preparing to be entombed for a week inside a 12-ton limestone boulder in a modern art museum in Paris, according to the Guardian.

“I think of it as an inner journey to find out what the world is,” Poincheval said. He has carved a human shaped hole in the rock just big enough for him to sit in. There’s nothing inside except a small air shaft, a cut out for food and a toilet which is really just his seat.

And if this piece of performance art wasn’t strange enough already, after Poincheval emerges from his rock, he will immediately attempt to hatch a dozen chicken eggs by sitting on them for weeks.

Poincheval has a reputation for art-stunts that involve not doing much of anything for long periods of time. He once spent a fortnight inside a stuffed bear eating nothing but worms and beetles. He was also buried under a rock for eight days and floated down France’s Rhone river inside a giant corked bottle. Oh yeah, and there was the time he crossed the Alps in a barrel.

Needless to say this guy has style.

You can see all of the insanity in action at the Palais de Tokyo museum.

[Guardian] 

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