The tightrope walker balances over the edge, risking his life, nimble as they walk over the thinnest of threads. They are not actors; but those who relive what is essentially their life beyond the wire. Whether we are aware or not, we all are balancing over the edge. That is what El Funanbulista tries to tell us.


Their walks are as fleeting as life itself. Life depends on one thin wire and on keeping our load balanced. A writer once said that we shouldn’t use the expression “to be hanging on”. We believe that you cannot look at a tightrope walker without seeing the void under him and his struggle with his load as a confrontation with death. Otherwise, what’s the point of witnessing this kafkian heroe who has chosen to search for beauty in this extreme gesture of desperation and madness?

Author: Javier Bermejo.

Made by PICO PAO.

Additional information

Weight: 0,45 kg
Measurements: 41 × 12,5 × 5 cm

Pieces: MDF and coloured poplar wood.
Packaging: Black MDF and poplar wood.


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